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Which area is the best for geologic carbon sequestration?

It is difficult to characterize one area as “the best” for carbon sequestration because the answer depends on the question: best for what? However, the area of the assessment with the most storage potential for carbon dioxide is the Coastal Plains region, which includes coastal basins from Texas to Georgia. That region accounts for 2,000 metric gigatons, or 65 percent, of the storage potential.  Other areas with significant storage capacity include Alaska and the Rocky Mountains-Northern Great Plains.

Learn more: National Assessment of Geologic Carbon Dioxide Storage Resources--Results

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