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Mon December 5, 2011

Carbon sequestration research stands on rocky ground.

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Proponents of carbon sequestration hope to trap carbon dioxide in underground geologic formations instead of releasing those gases into the atmosphere. Researchers at the University of Wyoming are forging ahead with promising carbon sequestration research at the Rock Springs Uplift in southwestern Wyoming, but as Wyoming Public Radio’s Kathryn Flagg reports, political and economic concerns might derail the pilot project.