Q725. How is an R&D project defined for geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide (Subpart RR)?
A725. Under the geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide source category (Subpart RR), an R&D project is defined as a project for the purpose of investigating practices, monitoring techniques, or injection verification, or engaging in other applied research, that will enable safe and effective long-term containment of a CO2 stream in subsurface geologic formations, including research and short duration CO2 injection tests conducted as a precursor to long-term storage (40 CFR 98.449).
Source: Brian Cook, 2/1/2013 (Public FAQs 1-31-13.doc)
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Relevant Subpart/Component: GHG Data and Publication
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