Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide in Northern Ireland

Consultation opened on 25 June 2015. Closing date 17 September 2015.


The Department has published a consultation paper on the draft Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Access to Infrastructure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 and the draft Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Licensing etc.) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.


Consultation description

The paper outlines the existing provisions relating to the storage of carbon dioxide which apply in Northern Ireland and seeks stakeholder’s views on proposals which the Department believes are necessary to meet Northern Ireland’s commitments under Directive 2009/31/EC on the Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide.  

The consultation document and associated Equality Screening form are available above. Alternative formats are available on request.

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