News & Updates

Georgia Power Working to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Plant Emissions

October 3, 2010 (Times-Herald) Carbon dioxide has been captured as part of a pilot study in Georgia as part of a national level effort to remove carbon dioxide emissions.  

New bill introduced regarding new federal regulations

September 24, 2010, (Scott Trade). Senator Chuck Grassley in Washington has joined in introducing a bill that would require Congress to give final approval to major, new federal regulations before those regulations can take effect. 

Wyoming adopts CCS rules

On August 16, 2010, by his signature, Governor Dave Freudenthal approved carbon sequestration rules as adopted on June 8, 2010.

Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage

April 6, 2010. (US Dept. of Energy).On February 3, 2010  President Obama sent a memorandum to the heads of fourteen Executive Departments and Federal Agencies

North Dakota passes final legislation and administrative rules for CCGS

April 1, 2010 (IOGCC). The state of North Dakota has established the first complete and comprehensive legal and regulatory framework for the geologic storage of CO2 in the United States.

EPA spells out carbon rules timeline

February 23, 2010 (Tom Fowler, Houston Chronicle). EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson issued a letter Monday in response to one from eight U.S.

Manchin meets with Obama, carbon storage task force created

February 4, 2010 (West Virginia Public Broadcasting). President Obama met with 11 governors from key energy producing states, including West Virginia’s Governor Manchin.

IEA Web Conference on CCS Outcomes from Copenhagen

January 14, 2010 (International Energy Agency). This webinar, presented by the International Energy Agency was held to look at how Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) was featured in the recent round of climate change negotiations in Copenhagen from a number of perspectives.

French company inaugurates end-to-end carbon capture and storage pilot

January 13, 2010 (Energy Efficiency News) French oil company ‘Total’ yesterday inaugurated an end-to-end carbon capture, transportation and storage demonstration project in southwestern France.

IOGCC CCGS Task Force member, Bachu receives designation of Distinguished Scientist

January 2, 2010 (Edmonton Journal) written by Dave Cooper.  The Alberta Research Council has given Stefan Bachu the designation of Distiinguished Scientist-- a title bestowed on only four other scientists in the council's 88-year history.