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Citation Label: GEN446
Publication Name: Federal Requirements Under the Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program fro Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Geological Sequestration (GS) Wells
Publication Type: Report
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Author Name: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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Publication Year: 2008
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Local Source File: GEN446_FederalCO2RequirementsUnderUICProgram.pdf
Annotation: EPA is proposing Federal requirements under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) for underground injection of carbon dioxide (CO2) for the purpose of geologic sequestration (GS). This proposal applies to owners or operators of wells that will be used to inject CO2 into the subsurface for the purpose of long-term storage. The elements of this proposal would help ensure consistency in permitting underground injection of CO2 injection of CO2 at GS operations across the U.S. and provide requirements to prevent endangerment of USDWs in anticipation of the eventual use of GS to reduce CO2 emissions.
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