In addition to conducting research and providing technical assistance on projects, the MRCI works as a resource for those operating in the growing CCUS arena by sharing news and information in a timely fashion with our partners and supporters.
MRCI Presents Pre-Conference CCUS Seminar for Illinois Oil and Gas Association
The Midwest Regional Carbon Initiative and co-leads the Illinois State Geological Survey and Battelle recently worked with the Illinois Oil and Gas Association (IOGA) to offer a pre-conference seminar on CCUS in advance of the IOGA recent annual meeting. Entitled “CCUS, What It Is and What It Is and Why It Matters to You,” the
Pennsylvania Announces Plans to Apply for Primacy
Officials with Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection announced this week intentions to apply to the US Environmental Protection Agency for primacy for Class VI carbon dioxide wells. This move, which could also include other types of Pennsylvania-based injection wells currently regulated by the US EPA, could significantly speed up approvals for Class VI wells, thereby
Battelle and Global New Energy Leaders Bid on Direct Air Capture Hub for Department of Energy
Battelle and a team of leading technology developers have submitted a proposal to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Regional Direct Air Capture (DAC) Hubs program. The Project Cypress DAC Hub will advance the commercialization of Direct Air Capture and Storage (DAC+S), an innovative technology powered by renewable energy that verifiably
View MRCI-related GHGT-16 Papers now!
The MRCI was well-represented at the 16th Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies conference this past October in Lyon, France. Visit this link to search the GHGT-16 publications database for MRCI-related work. View the IEAGHG’s 38-page summary brochure of the conference proceedings here.
Report on Potential for CCUS in Illinois filed by PRI and UI
From The Prairie Research Institute: The Prairie Research Institute (PRI) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, in consultation with an intergovernmental advisory committee, pursuant to Public Act 102-0341, hereby filed its report on the potential for carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) as a climate mitigation technology throughout Illinois. The report provides an assessment of
Read the December Issue of the MRCI Newsletter Now
The latest issue of the MRCI newsletter, MRCInfo, is out today for your reading pleasure! In this issue, learn about…MRCI Participation at GHGT-16; Intern Impact on the Initiative; a Pilot Stakeholder Engagement and Environmental Justice Workshop; and much more. Check it out at this link: MRCI NEWS DECEMBER 2022 FINAL