Tag: Louisiana

Louisiana Granted Federal Primacy in CCS Permitting

After a four-year process, on December 28, 2023, the EPA signed a final rule that grants the state of Louisiana authority, known as primacy, for the permitting, compliance, and enforcement of Class VI (carbon sequestration) wells as part of the Underground Injection Control Program (UIC). The rule will likely facilitate carbon capture and storage (CCS) […]

Air Products Wins Court Battle to Resume Louisiana Carbon Sequestration Project

A decision reached in a federal court in Air Products v. Livingston Parish is predicted to set precedence across the United States for carbon sequestration projects. In this matter, in 2021, Air Products Blue Energy LLC announced it was building a $4.5 billion clean energy complex that would span several parishes near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. […]