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Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Framing the Issues for Regulation - An Interim Report from the CCSReg Project
journal contributionposted on 2009-01-01, 00:00 authored by Jerome AptJerome Apt, Sue Markland Day, Paul Fischbeck, David Gerard, Lee Gresham, Lester B. Lave, Sean T. McCoy, M. Granger Morgan
The CCSReg Project is an interdisciplinary project which aims to design and facilitate the rapid adoption of a U.S. regulatory environment for the capture, transport and geological sequestration of carbon dioxide. Our objective is to assure that CCS will be done in a manner that is safe, environmentally sound, affordable, compatible with evolving international carbon control regimes (including emissions trading) and socially equitable. The project is anchored in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. Other members of the project team are located at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, the Institute for Energy and the Environment at the Vermont Law School, and the Washington, DC law firm of Van Ness Feldman.