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Carbon Sequestration: Yorkshire and Humber

Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 26th June 2012.

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Photo of Greg Knight Greg Knight Chair, Procedure Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what studies he has commissioned on the possible effects on marine life of the storage of carbon in the seabed by the Yorkshire and Humber Carbon Capture, Transportation and Storage pipeline project.

Photo of Charles Hendry Charles Hendry The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

None. As part of the process of securing the necessary permits to complete the project the developer will have to demonstrate that there will be no significant adverse impact on marine life.

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