Tuesday, 25 August 2009

A plan to store carbon dioxide in gas fields beneath homes sparks anger

BARENDRECHT AND ROTTERDAM PORT, THE NETHERLANDS AND AT SEA, NORWAY - A Shell plan to store carbon dioxide in gas fields beneath people's homes in a small Dutch town has angered residents who believe it is dangerous and say they will fight the move all the way to the courts to avoid becoming a European 'waste basket' for CO2. Carbon storage is a major tool in the government's plan to cut down CO2 emissions.