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Capture carbon, but then what?

December 2, 2007

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TURNING coal into gas before burning it is an excellent way to reduce its toxic pollutants, including mercury, and capture its carbon dioxide emissions, the most important greenhouse gas. But this is beneficial only if there is a practical way to put the CO{-2} away forever - either deep underground or under the ocean. That is why state officials should ... (Full article: 450 words)

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