Weyburn Carbon Capture Project Springs a Leak

Tue, 2011-01-11 13:08Richard Littlemore
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Weyburn Carbon Capture Project Springs a Leak

Canadian Press reports that carbon dioxide is fizzing out of the ground over the experimental Cenovus (Encana) carbon-capture-and-storage project in Weyburn, Saskatchewan.

The evidence comes in a study financed by the farming couple who reported that they were finding an increasing number of dead small animals in a quary that also featured explosions and fizzy geysers.

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The media reports say that the couple affected, Cameron and Jane Kerr, have released the consultant’s report which puts the blame on (insufficiently) sequestrated CO2. Has anyone managed to find a copy of said report?

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The 100-car freight train derailed Tuesday about 190 kilometres east of Saskatoon. Twenty-six cars left the track, including six carrying dangerous goods. Two cars containing petroleum distillate caught fire, sending 30-metre flames into the air. Several explosions were also confirmed.

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