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Can Our Carbon Emissions Be Safely Stored Under the Ocean?

The world's first undersea carbon storage project is off the coast of Norway. (image: Stanford University/Statoil)
The world's first undersea carbon storage project is off the coast of Norway. (image: Stanford University/Statoil)
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The Energy Department announced $12 million in new research grants to see if carbon can be locked away in the Atlantic sea floor.

As scientists seek ways to control greenhouse gas emissions to slow climate change, the federal government is on a mission to prove whether rock formations deep beneath the Atlantic Ocean can be used to store and lock away human carbon dioxide emissions.

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