Posts Tagged ‘carbon dioxide’

PSC wants to hear from utilities about proposed EPA regulations

JACKSON — The Mississippi Public Service Commission is seeking input from others, including utilities, in its efforts to fight proposed federal rules that would cut carbon dioxide emissions from Mississippi’s power plants. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as part of a nationwide effort, proposed in June that Mississippi’s carbon dioxide emissions from power plants be […] [...]

Denbury to buy CO2 from Kemper County plant

by Published: March 16,2011

Tags: carbon dioxide, energy, oil and gas, utilities

KEMPER COUNTY — A wholly-owned subsidiary of Dallas, Texas-based Denbury Resources Inc. has entered into a contract to purchase 70 percent of the carbon dioxide (CO2) captured from Mississippi Power Company’s Kemper County Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle project. Terms of the contract were not disclosed Mississippi Power will capture, clean, compress and deliver an estimated […] [...]

Lawmakers considering underground carbon dioxide storage

JACKSON — Lawmakers are considering bills to allow and regulate long-term underground carbon dioxide storage, a practice proponents say will help increase the state’s oil production while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Senate passed a bill to set up a regulatory structure giving the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality the authority to oversee the process. […] [...]

Energy funding carbon-capture efforts

by Published: October 19,2009

Tags: carbon dioxide, greenhouse, Steven Chu

WASHINGTON — U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that $55 million would be made available to develop advanced technologies that can capture carbon dioxide from flue gases at existing power plants so that the greenhouse gas may be sequestered or put to beneficial use. The funding is a direct investment in carbon capture and storage […] [...]

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