Carbon Dioxide Storage http://wuky.org en What Lies Beneath: Digging Deep In Carter County http://wuky.org/post/what-lies-beneath-digging-deep-carter-county <p>CARTER CO., Ky -&nbsp; In 2007, the Kentucky legislature allocated $5 million for research into deep underground storage of carbon dioxide, produced by the burning of fossils fuels in power plants and other large industrial plants. The money went to the Kentucky Geological Survey at UK for the research, and Mike Lynch reports that the last of the carbon-storage projects has begun.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 04 May 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Mike Lynch & Kentucky Geological Survey 30872 at http://wuky.org What Lies Beneath: Digging Deep In Carter County Kentucky Geolgical Survey Experimenting With Carbon Dioxide Storage http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-geolgical-survey-experimenting-carbon-dioxide-storage <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - You've probably heard of the concerns many scientists have expressed about the effects of human-generated carbon dioxide on our planet's climate.&nbsp; Electricity generating plants and other industries emit millions of tons of the gas into the atmosphere every year.&nbsp; The Kentucky Geological Survey at UK has been doing research on ways to store captured carbon dioxide in deep formations under ground.&nbsp; Mike Lynch reports.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:32:20 +0000 Mike Lynch 28194 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Geolgical Survey Experimenting With Carbon Dioxide Storage