The U.S. has a controversial plan to store carbon dioxide under the nation’s forests

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The USFS is proposing changing a rule that would allow the storage of carbon dioxide pollution under national forests and grasslands. It’s controversial. Julia Simon/NPR

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In recent years, lots of American companies have gotten behind a potential climate solution called carbon capture and storage, and the Biden administration has backed it with billions of dollars in tax incentives and direct investments. The idea is to trap planet-heating carbon dioxide from the smokestacks of factories and power plants and transport it to sites

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