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Proposed Roadmap for Overcoming Legal and Financial Obstacles to Carbon Capture and Sequestration

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W.B. Jacobs, L. Cohen, L. Kostakidis-Llanos, S. Rundell
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This road map addresses current obstacles to large-scale deployment of carbon capture and sequestration. It analyzes the legal and financial incentives necessary for rapid demonstration of geological sequestration in the United States in the absence of national restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions. It interweaves existing federal programs and financing opportunities into a set of recommendations for achieving commercial viability of geological sequestration.