By Nara Schoenberg, Governing.com (July 31, 2023)
“Unlike natural gas, carbon dioxide migrates in fairly unpredictable ways, depending on the weather and terrain. It can continue on for miles in dangerous — or even fatal — concentrations, according to Pipeline Safety Trust executive director Bill Caram.
Denbury used a standard method of calculating the potential impact on Satartia, according to a letter the company sent to federal regulators. But such modeling methods don’t typically account for complex topography, such as hilly terrain.”