Salazar Offers Input On Carbon Storage Plan

Law360, New York (June 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In response to President Barack Obama's call for an 80 percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has sent Congress recommendations on a carbon capture and sequestration program, including how to identify potential storage sites and how to categorize stored carbon for potential future use.

Salazar's report, submitted Wednesday, recommended criteria to identify potential sites for geological carbon storage, which could help cut down on emissions from coal-fired power plants and other production facilities. The process would involve...
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