Key Legal and Regulatory Considerations for the Geosequestration of Carbon Dioxide in Australia
Article from: OGEL 3 (2005), in Coal & Geosequestration
Geosequestration involves the capture (from power stations and other facilities) and storage of carbon dioxide for very long periods of time in underground geological formations. Although commercially viable and proven geosequestration technology is not yet available, the Federal Government's continued commitment to fossil fuel resources as the mainstay of energy production has increased interest in, and raised the profile of, using geosequestration as a greenhouse gas abatement measure in Australia. Aside from the Barrow Island Act 2003 (WA) (which was enacted in respect of ...