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Carbon capture consultation launched

An on-line public consultation on carbon dioxide capture and geological storage (CCS) was launched by the European Commission yesterday.
Carbon capture and storage is one of the measures addressed by the Commission in its energy and climate package launched on 10 January to cut emissions of greenhouse gases and combat climate change.The consultation is part of the Commission's preparations of a legislative proposal to regulate carbon capture and storage in a sustainable way.The Commission will examine the risks associated with each aspect - capture, transport and storage - with a particular emphasis on possible negative effects on the environment.The Commission will then propose how best to proceed. The consultation runs until 16 April 2007 on the following website: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/climat/ccs/consult_en.htm

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