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Arizona Sequestration Reports
July 11, 2013 | Arizona Geological Survey

“New Environmental Protection Agency rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions at coal fired power plants are now driving studies of sedimentary basins in Arizona for their carbon sequestration potential. Two new reports from the Arizona Geological Survey describe the suitability of the Luke and Higley Basins of Maricopa County in south-central Arizona for sequestering carbon dioxide.” Quoted from the publication press release.


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Carbon Dioxide Sequestration – Cedar Mesa Sandstone – Arizona
March 23, 2014 | Arizona Geological Survey Repository
"The potential role of anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions from coal fired power plants and other industrial plants in global climate change is driving studies of sedimentary basins in Arizona for their carbon sequestration potential." Quote from the Arizona Geological Survey Repository.

CO2 Sequestration Potential in Arizona
August 1, 2013 | Arizona Geological Survey on YouTube
Brian Gootee of the Arizona Geological Survey describes recent work on Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Potential in Arizona and new publications for the Luke and Higley Basins.

Carbon Dioxide Storage Potential of the USA
September 18, 2013 | USGS
"The United States has the potential to store a mean of 3,000 metric gigatons of carbon dioxide in geologic basins throughout the country, according to the first-ever detailed national geologic carbon sequestration assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey." Quoted from the USGS press release.


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