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CAGS 1 Research Project 3

Studies of Environmental Impact and Risk Management of CO2 Storage

Lead organisation: Chinese Academy of Environmental Planning, Ministry of Environmental Protection

Partners:  Institute Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Science; Centre for Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology, China Geological Survey; Tsinghua University


To provide policy recommendations for environmental impact assessment and risk management of COstorage through studying potential environmental impact and risk of COstorage, reviewing the management measures for environmental impact and risks of COstorage outside China and studying monitoring technologies and methods of COgeological storage.

Outputs and Outcomes

  • A report including recommendations for decision makers, regulators and operators on environmental impact assessment and risk management of COstorage.
  • Guidelines for environmental management of CCS in China.

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