Experts Back Large-Scale Carbon Storage Efforts

Law360, New York (May 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Industrial and environmental leaders have thrown their support behind a bill sponsored by Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., that aims to launch a pilot program to store large quantities of carbon dioxide emissions underground, saying that the time has come to enact a regulatory and legal framework encouraging large-scale carbon sequestration development.

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee heard testimony Thursday on the Department of Energy Carbon Capture and Sequestration Program Amendments Act of 2009, which witnesses agreed could, with a few tweaks, give critical technical...
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