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July 30, 2013 at 6:52 AM

Trapping carbon dioxide in basalt

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists have started pumping carbon dioxide into the ground on mill property, testing whether Washington’s porous basalt deposits might be a good storage site for carbon dioxide. This is one possible way to slow global warming by preventing CO2 from power plants from getting into the atmopshere. [Ellen M. Banner, The…


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