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EPA Review Of Texas’ UIC Program Could Complicate CO2 Storage Plans

June 26, 2024
EPA Region 6 has agreed to environmentalists’ petition to review Texas’ Class II Underground Injection Control (UIC) program for enhanced oil and gas recovery wells and hydrocarbon storage wells, a move that could complicate the state’s pending request to seek authority to permit carbon dioxide storage wells, which can be repurposed from recovery wells. But any additional delay in EPA’s ongoing review of Texas’ application for Class VI primacy for CO2 wells could further anger state officials and the oil...

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