Prairie Research Institute Receives Major Grants for Geologic Carbon Storage Research

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ISGS

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A verification well monitors the storage of CO2 near Decatur, Ill.

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The Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) was awarded two projects totaling $10.1 million Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) under the Department's CarbonSAFE R&D program to develop technologies to mitigate carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the burning of fossil fuels.