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"Incentives for Near-Term Carbon Dioxide Geological Sequestration"
Jay Apt, Lee Gresham, M. Granger Morgan, and Adam Newcomer

Table of Contents

I. Executive Summary 3
II. Background 6
  A. Energy security and the economic case for coal use in the U.S. 6
  B. Climate change policy response imperative 23
  C. Gasification and carbon sequestration 31
  D. Why commercial projects under development today cannot commit to carbon  capture with sequestration 44
III. Ten year strategy for commercial CCS deployment 46
IV. Public policy and private investment strategies 47
V. Conclusions and Recommendations 56
Appendix A: The regulatory environment for carbon dioxide sequestration 59
Appendix B: Conversion factors and energy ratings 65

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