In July 2008, EPA published the Federal Requirements Under the Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program for Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Geologic Sequestration (GS) Wells Proposed Rule for public review and comment. The comment period closed December 24, 2008.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Proposed Rule for UIC Class VI Wells - Fact Sheet (PDF)(3 pp, 46 K)
Fact Sheet on the proposed rule for Class IV wells.
Options for Site Stewardship of Geologic Sequestration Sites after Closure (PDF)(27 pp, 145 K,
This paper describes stakeholder-developed models for site stewardship at geologic sequestration (GS) sites, and summarizes examples of federal programs that may inform development of alternative models for stewardship of GS after site closure.
Geologic CO2 Sequestration Technology and Cost Analysis - Technical Support Document (PDF)(67 pp, 354 K,
This Technology and Cost (T&C) Document describes the costs of specific technologies and operating practices that could be applied to underground geologic sequestration of CO2. Examples are provided for both “commercial scale” and “pilot scale” geologic sequestration projects.
Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide Public Hearing on EPA’s Notice of Data Availability and Request for Comment (PDF)(19 pp, 477 K,
Presentation used for Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide Public Hearing on EPA’s Notice of Data Availability and Request for Comment.