Secure Geologic Storage Permitting - American Cities Climate Challenge
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Secure Geologic Storage Permitting

Federal Agency

Sub-Department

Underground Injection Control

Purpose

To fund the permitting of wells for the geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide and creates a grant program for states to establish their own Class VI permitting programs to ensure rigorous and efficient CO2 geologic storage site permitting.

Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements

New program; details forthcoming.

Decarbonization Considerations

This will become increasingly important as carbon capture and storage technologies become more commonly deployed. Local governments should pay attention to their state's processes for permitting wells for geologic sequestration.

Equity Considerations

See the "Equity Design Considerations for Federal Funding" for general considerations and additional sector-based resources: https://cityrenewables.org/resources/equity-design-considerations-for-federal-funding/

Helpful Tips

N/A

Deadline (Announced or Anticipated)

TBA

Funding Available

$75,000,000

Max Award Amount

TBA

Expected Allocations

TBA

Average Award (Estimated)

TBA

Matching Funds

TBA

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