Leaking Underground CO2 Storage Could Contaminate Drinking Water

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La séquestration du carbone devrait permettre de stocker le CO2 rejeté par les industries directement là où il est émis, comme par exemple dans les centrales à charbon © AFP PHOTO JOHN MACDOUGALL

Leaks from carbon dioxide injected deep underground to help fight climate change could bubble up into drinking water aquifers near the surface, driving up levels of contaminants in the water tenfold or more in some places, according to a study by Duke University scientists.

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