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2013 House Bill 4942: Establish “carbon dioxide sequestration” regulations
  1. Introduced by Rep. Douglas Geiss (D) on September 4, 2013, to establish regulations and impose bonding or other financial surety requirements on operators of underground carbon dioxide sequestration facilities. Sequestration is the injection of CO2 into wells deep in the ground, and is a technique being investigated to use mainly in conjunction with coal burning power plants to mitigate the possibility of global warming caused by the release of CO2 into the atmosphere.
    • Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on September 4, 2013.

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