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Where in the USA Can Carbon be Stored?

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Where in the USA Can Carbon be Stored?

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In the 2013 national assessment of geologic carbon sequestration, USGS looked at every sedimentary rock basin in the country. Then, using a series of criteria developed in an internationally-recognize...


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