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Regional Partnership Documentary Wins "Best of Show" Aurora Award (April 30, 2013)
Washington, D.C. --- A documentary co-produced by Prairie Public Broadcasting (Fargo, N.D.) and the Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership with ...
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EERC's PCOR Partnership Demonstrates Ability of Apache's Zama Project to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (January 18, 2011)
GRAND FORKS, N.D. --- The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) announced today that its Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership has been awarded $768,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to continue research demonstrating the effectiveness of injecting a mixture of ...
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DOE TECHLINE: DOE-Sponsored Field Test Finds Potential for Permanent Storage of CO2 in Lignite Seams (November 9, 2010)
Washington, D.C. --- A field test sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has demonstrated that opportunities to permanently store carbon in unmineable seams of lignite may be more widespread than previously documented. This finding supports national efforts to address climate change ...
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Fifth EERC Documentary on Carbon Sequestration to Premiere on Public Television: Program Airs on Prairie Public Broadcasting Monday Night at 9:30 p.m. CDT (October 14, 2010)
GRAND FORKS, N.D. --- The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota is releasing the fifth in a series of documentaries focused on carbon sequestration and global climate change. Global Energy and Carbon: Tracking Our Footprint will premiere regionwide Monday, ...
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DOE TECHLINE: "Sour" Gas Streams Safe for Carbon Sequestration (September 24, 2010)
EERC's PCOR Partnership Successfully Demonstrates Important CCS Components, including CO2 Storage, H2S Disposal, Enhanced Oil Recovery
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Fourth EERC Documentary on Carbon Sequestration to Premiere on Public Television (November 9, 2009)
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota --- The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota has released the fourth of five planned documentaries focused on carbon sequestration and global climate change. Managing Carbon Dioxide: The Geologic Solution will ...
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Carbon Sequestration Documentary Wins Coveted Aurora Award (August 26, 2009)
Washington, D.C. --- A film about carbon sequestration produced with support from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has received a 2009 Gold Aurora Award in the documentary category for nature/environment. Titled Out of the Air - Into the Soil: Land Practices That Reduce Atmospheric Carbon ...
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DOE Techline: Regional Partner's Decision Support System Used in Development of Carbon Management Plan for Industry (August 21, 2009)
Plan will be Used to Determine the Best Strategies for Carbon Capture and Storage
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DOE TECHLINE: Regional Partnership Initiates CO2 Injection in Lignite Coal Seam (March 16, 2009)
Project Examining Carbon Storage in Low-Rank Coal Seams in the U.S. Great Plants Region
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EERC Releases Third Major Carbon Sequestration Documentary: Program to Air on Prairie Public Broadcasting Friday, September 26, 2008 (September 24, 2008)
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota has released the third of five planned documentaries focused on carbon sequestration and global climate change. Out of the Air - Into the Soil: Land Practices That Reduce Atmospheric Carbon ...
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EERC's Plains CO2 Reduction Partnership and Ducks Unlimited Announce Carbon Credit Program (August 8, 2008)
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The Energy & Environmental Research Center's (EERC's) Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership and Ducks Unlimited, Inc., a leading waterfowl conservation organization and a PCOR Partnership partner, announce the creation of a major carbon offset program.
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International Partnership Evaluates Feasibility of Major Carbon Capture and Storage Project in British Columbia, Canada -- Project has potential to be among the largest in the world (June 3, 2008)
GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA -- U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND), the U.S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Spectra Energy Transmission, and the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) in Grand Forks, North Dakota, announced their collaboration on a large-scale ...
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The EERC's Second Major Carbon Sequestration Documentary Premieres on Prairie Public Television Thursday, April 17, 2008 (April 14, 2008)
GRAND FORKS - The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota has released the second of five documentaries focused on carbon sequestration and global climate change. "Reducing our Carbon Footprint: The Role of Markets" will premiere regionwide Thursday, April ...
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Informational Meeting on Carbon Sequestration Project Set for April 15, 2008 (April 4, 2008)
GRAND FORKS - The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership has scheduled a meeting to update interested parties regarding its carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration (long-term, underground storage) project in Burke County, North ...
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Carbon Capture and Storage Technology Could Transform the Use of Coal (October 10, 2007)
Senator Dorgan Says DOE Awards $67 Million to Project: North Dakota's EERC Will Lead
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Delegation Announces $67 Million Contract for EERC Program to Manage Greenhouse Gases (November 1, 2006)
Washington -- Senators Byron Dorgan and Kent Conrad and Congressman Earl Pomeroy announced today that the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) in Grand Forks has been awarded a $67 million federal cooperative agreement to accelerate a regional program that is determining the best ways to ...
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EERC on Track to Make Zero-Emission Coal-Fired Power Generation a Reality (October 28, 2005)
(GRAND FORKS, ND) -- The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota (UND) announced today major achievements in the development of a zero-emission coal-fired power plant. The EERC is leading a series of programs that together provide the technical basis for a ...
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Regionwide TV Premiere of "Nature in the Balance" on Prairie Public Television (May 9, 2005)
(GRAND FORKS, N.D.) -- The University of North Dakota Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) has released the new documentary "Nature in the Balance: CO2 Sequestration" in partnership with the award-winning producers at Prairie Public Television. "Nature in the Balance" will make its ...
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EERC Plains CO2 Reduction Partnership Expands (May 28, 2004)
(GRAND FORKS, N.D.) -- The Energy & Environmental Research Center's (EERC's) Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership now includes a study on the role of wetlands in sequestering carbon and has expanded to include four more states in the northern Great Plains and Midwest.
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EERC Develops Regional Framework for Emissions Reduction Partnerships (August 20, 2003)
(GRAND FORKS, N.D.) - The University of North Dakota (UND) Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) has developed a collaborative regional framework to support a comprehensive effort by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to control carbon dioxide emissions.
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