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8697AD6615A2A96387258951007137E2 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 9, 2023      
Location LSB A

HB23-1127 - Committee Discussion Only

01:36:45 PM  
Josh Schaidle with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Rudy Kashar with Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) presented to the committee on carbon capture. Their presentation is included as Attachment A. Their presentation gave an overview of carbon dioxide removal and carbon capture, utilization, and storage.
01:58:03 PM  
The committee asked
questions regarding industrial carbon capture, how many gigatons of carbon
exist in the world overall, capacity for carbon capture having a large
increase projected for 2024, minerals used to naturally react with CO2,
the cost benefit of removing one gigaton of carbon, the environmental impact
of  gigatons of carbon being removed, emissions leaking from plugged
wells, policy to address carbon, and carbon dioxide in limestone.

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details