Large crowd gathers to hear carbon sequestration proposal
October 20, 2023
A large crowd from throughout the county gathered October 12, 2023 at the Carter County Events Center to hear a presentation from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Denbury about a proposed carbon sequestration project known as the Snowy River Project. The proposed area encompasses approximately 100,000 acres south and west of Ekalaka, locally known as the C and B Grazing District.
Denbury currently has a Carbon Dioxide (CO2) pipeline running through the area. The CO2 would be injected into deep wells (5,000 to 8,000 feet) at 15 different sites.
Members of the audience were concerned a...