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Carbon Sequestration

Montana's Kevin Dome could be new wave of clean air technology

I have the honor of being one of Montana’s longest-serving mayors. As the mayor of Shelby (an office I’ve held since 1990) I’ve learned a thing or two about seizing every opportunity that comes our direction. I know Montana’s future is full of opportunities to create jobs and boost our small…

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Montana Energy Quarterly: Carbon capture research project under way in Montana

Montana Energy Quarterly: Carbon capture research project under way in Montana

The effort to address climate change has gone underground, in a matter of speaking.

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Walsh advocates for new coal technology

Walsh advocates for new coal technology

U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont, is calling on the federal government to invest in new coal technology that could help Montana’s coal industry comply with tougher clean-air standards.

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Wyoming U.S. Sen. Enzi backs bill for carbon dioxide capture credits

Wyoming U.S. Sen. Enzi backs bill for carbon dioxide capture credits

CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming U.S. senator is one of three legislators sponsoring a bill that would make it easier for companies to attain tax credits for capturing man-made carbon dioxide.

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MSU moving forward with carbon sequestration study

BOZEMAN - Montana State University and three industrial partners are moving forward with an eight-year carbon storage project in north-central Montana.

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Jim Bridger power plant

Jim Bridger power plant

Steam rises from the huge boiler units at the Jim Bridger power plant east of Rock Springs, Wyo., in 2006. An ongoing state carbon sequestration study is looking at the possibility of taking the CO2 emissions produced at the plant and re-injecting them into deep saline aquifers within the ne…

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Project aims to keep coal viable

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — There's a lot of coal in Wyoming's history. UW researchers are working to ensure there will be a lot of coal in its future as well.

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High hopes for Wyo. carbon storage project

High hopes for Wyo. carbon storage project

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — On paper, the small stretch of the Red Desert east of Rock Springs seems the perfect spot for Wyoming's first effort to capture and store billions of tons of carbon dioxide underground.

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Meeting looks at carbon sequestration study

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — University of Wyoming researchers and coal industry officials will discuss the progress of an ongoing, three-year carbon sequestration study during a meeting tonight in Rock Springs.

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Report says Wyoming formation could hold 50 years of CO2

CHEYENNE — An underground formation east of Rock Springs in southwest Wyoming could hold enough carbon dioxide to enable two large coal-fired power plants to meet clean-coal standards for 50 years, according to a new report by the Wyoming State Geological Survey.

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Draft EIS made for gas plant

GREEN RIVER — Federal officials on Monday released their draft environmental study for a pioneering carbon sequestration project proposed for western Wyoming.

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State crafts plan for carbon sequestration

State crafts plan for carbon sequestration

CASPER - A task force of state, University of Wyoming and industry officials is helping lawmakers craft a legal and regulatory framework for commercial-scale carbon sequestration.

September 20, 2009 11:45 pmLoading…
carbon sequestration

carbon sequestration

The Jim Bridger power plant near Rock Springs is one of Wyoming’s traditional coal-burning plants, which emit carbon dioxide. State officials are preparing for commercial-scale underground CO2 sequestration in anticipation of technologies to capture the greenhouse gas. One of the geological …

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Accusations fly as carbon-capture bill dies

HELENA - The last remaining bill to encourage carbon dioxide storage and clean-coal development in Montana has died at the Legislature, prompting a hail of political finger-pointing Thursday.

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Panel gets carbon storage bill, 54 amendments

HELENA - The last surviving bill to set rules governing carbon dioxide storage is being considered by a House committee, along with 54 possible amendments - one of which deals with the controversial issue of who owns the underground storage areas.

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Industry supports CO2 bill

HELENA - Industry and natural-resource lobbyists lined up Thursday behind a Republican senator's bill to set the stage for underground storage of carbon dioxide in Montana, calling it the best way to approach the contentious subject.

March 05, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

Carbon storage program meets skepticism

GILLETTE - Some Wyoming ranchers are expressing skepticism about using their land to help fight global warming.

February 27, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

2 carbon storage bills signed

CHEYENNE - Gov. Dave Freudenthal on Thursday signed into law two bills that help to define Wyoming's regulatory structure for the underground storage of carbon dioxide gas.

February 26, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

House OKs 3 bills on carbon sequestration

CHEYENNE - The Legislature gave preliminary approval to three bills that would help to define the state's regulatory structure for the underground storage of carbon dioxide.

January 16, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

Panel rejects carbon burial bills for now

HELENA - A panel of lawmakers Wednesday backed away from plans to address carbon sequestration at next winter's legislative session, saying the topic had too many unknowns.

July 16, 2008 11:00 pmLoading…

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