New climate deal spurs hopes of more carbon storage projects

by Mead Gruver on

„Geologist Fred McLaughlin drills nearly two miles (3.2 kilometers) into the ground of northeastern Wyoming, far deeper than the thick coal seams that make this the top coal-mining region in the United States. McLaughlin and his University of Wyoming colleagues are studying whether tiny spaces in rock deep underground can permanently store vast volumes of greenhouse gas emitted by a coal-fired power plant.“