Netherlands stops Shell's CO2 storage project

The Hague (AFP) Nov 4, 2010 The Dutch government said Thursday it will not allow oil giant Shell to store millions of tonnes of arbon dioxide in a depleted gas reservoir under a small town, upholding the fears of townspeople. “The CO2 storage project in (the western town of) Barendrecht is not going ahead,” the ministry of economy, agriculture, and environment said in a statement. A “total lack of local support” wa


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