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March 24, 2008

Wyoming's New Legal Framework for Carbon Capture & Sequestration?

[Originally posted at Red, Green, and Blue on 3/18/08]

Last week, Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal signed a bill that recognizes that surface owners control the underground pore spaces where carbon dioxide (presumably from coal-fired power plants) could be stored or sequestered. A companion bill, gives the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality the authority to regulate the long-term storage of carbon dioxide. More...

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