S.962 - Department of Energy Carbon Capture and Storage Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 2007

A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to reauthorize and improve the carbon capture and storage research, development, and demonstration program of the Department of Energy and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to reauthorize and improve the carbon capture and storage research, development, and demonstration program of the Department of Energy and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Department of Energy Carbon Capture and Storage Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 2007 as introduced.

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Department of Energy Carbon Capture and Storage Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 2007 - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct the Secretary of Energy to: (1) carry out fundamental science and engineering research to develop and document new approaches to capture and

Official Summary

Department of Energy Carbon Capture and Storage Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 2007 - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct the Secretary of Energy to:
(1) carry out fundamental science and engineering research to develop and document new approaches to capture and store carbon dioxide;
(2) ensure that fundamental research is appropriately applied to energy technology development activities and the field testing of carbon sequestration activities;
(3) promote regional carbon sequestration partnerships to conduct geologic sequestration tests involving carbon dioxide in a variety of geological settings; and
(4) conduct at least seven initial large-volume sequestration tests for geological containment of carbon dioxide. Directs the Secretary, in making competitive awards, to give preference to proposals from partnerships among industrial, academic, and government entities.

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