Work begins on model carbon storage project

Owensboro Messenger-InquirerJanuary 12, 2009 

OWENSBORO, Ky. -- The Kentucky Geological Survey has started work on a carbon-storage project in Western Kentucky.

The drilling pad has been constructed at the Hancock County site and the road up to the pad has been built, said Dave Williams, a principal investigator for the project.

The Kentucky Geological Survey will inject carbon dioxide into an 8,000-foot-deep well to study the potential of storing carbon dioxide in the earth.

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