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Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Removing the Legal and Regulatory Barriers

MORGAN M. Granger and McCoy, Sean T. and others

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ISBN 10: 1617261017 / ISBN 13: 9781617261015
Published by RFF Press/Routledge, 2012, 2012
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Title: Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Removing ...

Publisher: RFF Press/Routledge, 2012

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:as new

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The United States produces over seventy percent of all its electricity from fossil fuels and nearly fifty percent from coal alone. Worldwide, forty-one percent of all electricity is generated from coal, making it the single most important fuel source for electricity generation, followed by natural gas. This means that an essential part of any portfolio for emissions reduction will be technology to capture carbon dioxide and permanently sequester it in suitable geologic formations. While many nations have incentivized development of CCS technology, large regulatory and legal barriers exist that have yet to be addressed. This book identifies current law and regulation that applies to geologic sequestration in the U.S., the regulatory needs to ensure that geologic sequestration is carried out safely and effectively, and barriers that current law and regulation present to timely deployment of CCS. The authors find the three most significant barriers to be: an ill-defined process to access pore space in deep saline formations; a piecemeal, procedural, and static permitting system; and the lack of a clear, responsible plan to address long-term liability associated with sequestered CO2. The book provides legislative options to remove these barriers and address the regulatory needs, and makes recommendations on the best options to encourage safe, effective deployment of CCS. The authors operationalize their recommendations in legislative language, which is of particular use to policymakers faced with the challenge of addressing climate change and energy.

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M. Granger Morgan is Professor and Head of the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. His research addresses problems in science, technology, and public policy in which the technical details and uncertainty are of central importance. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow of the AAAS, the IEEE, and the SRA. He holds degrees from Harvard (BS), Cornell (MS), and UCSD (PhD, applied physics).

Sean T. McCoy is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, and an Energy Analyst at the International Energy Agency. The focus of Sean’s research is the interaction between regulation, energy technologies, and energy resources. Sean holds a Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University and a BASc from the University of Waterloo in Environmental Engineering (Chemical Specialization).

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