Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2009

Last updated: 5 July 2022

Section 3(1) states that the main purpose of the Act is “to help reduce the impact of greenhouse gas emissions on the environment.” The Act fulfills this purpose by enabling and regulating the granting of rights to explore for and use underground geological structures to store CO2 and carry out related activities, in order to facilitate geological storage of greenhouse gas. Secondary purposes of the Act are listed in section 3(4). 

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