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12:32 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Kentucky Geolgical Survey Experimenting With Carbon Dioxide Storage

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.  Electricity generating plants and other industries emit millions of tons of the gas into the atmosphere every year.  The Kentucky Geological Survey at UK has been doing research on ways to store captured carbon dioxide in deep formations under ground.  Mike Lynch reports.

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