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carbon capture... CCS Legal & Regulatory Review

The Carbon Capture and Storage Legal and Regulatory Review (CCS Review) is a regular review of CCS regulatory frameworks worldwide. It collates contributions from national and regional governments, as well as leading organisations engaged in CCS regulatory activities, to provide a knowledge-sharing forum to support CCS framework development.

Each two page contribution provides a short summary of recent and anticipated CCS regulatory developments and highlights a particular, pre-nominated regulatory theme. To introduce each edition, the IEA provides a brief analysis of key advances and trends, based on the contributions submitted.

The themes for each edition of the review have been:

    • Carbon Capture and Storage: Legal and Regulatory Review - 4th Edition, January 2014
    • Stakeholder engagement in development of CO2 storage projects (3rd¬†Edition, July 2012)
    • Long-term liability for stored CO2 (2nd Edition, May 2011)
    • CCS legal and regulatory progress to 2010 (1st Edition, October 2010).
  • National governments and that submitted entries to the latest edition include:

    • Australia
    • Ireland
    • Poland
    • Canada
    • Italy
    • South Africa
    • Czech Republic
    • Japan
    • Malaysia
    • Spain
    • Mexico
    • Switzerland
    • Finland
    • Netherlands
    • United Kingdom
    • France
    • New Zealand
    • United States
    • Germany
    • Norway

    Regional governments that submitted entries to the latest edition include:

    • Alberta
    • Illinois
    • Texas
    • British Columbia
    • Queensland
    • Victoria
    • European Commission
    • South Australia
    • Western Australia