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Unformatted text preview: Ocean sequestration would pump CO2 into the deep ocean Mineral sequestration would react CO2 with minerals to convert it to a solid form Subsurface sequestration would inject CO2 into the earth In the U.S. there are many sedimentary formations that could host CO2 disposal-CO2 is sometimes injected into oil reservoirs in order to stimulate oil production CO2 is a highly toxic substance Eruption of CO2 Lake Nyos, Cameroon on Aug. 21, 1986 killed 1700 people and 3500 livestock. The current cost of capturing and sequestering CO2 from coal combustion ranges between $10/t and $50/t...
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This note was uploaded on 08/09/2011 for the course GEOS 1004 taught by Professor Aksinha during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.
- Fall '08