Texas, Feds in Agreement Over New Carbon-Capture Rules

December 10, 2010 (Molly Davis - The American Independent) Recent rules passed by the Railroad Commission of Texas and Environmental Protection Agency to oversee the state's underground carbon storage industry have drawn support from environmentalists, researchers, regulators and industry.The EPA’s rule, finalized in November, creates a new class of regulated injection well, with associated requirements to protect underground drinking water. The rule is consistent with the RRC’s new rules, finalized December 2.

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