EPA Approves FutureGen Coal Project That Will Store Carbon Dioxide Underground

September 2, 2014 11:23 PM

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday said it has approved permits for the FutureGen clean coal project to store carbon dioxide underground, a key step in the longstanding plan to build the project.

FutureGen plans to store carbon dioxide, a greenhouse linked to climate change, after capturing it from a power plant in western Illinois.

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