State Passes Carbon Removal Funding in Capital Budget

Carbon Herald

Violet George


Last week, the state of Washington passed its capital budget, part of which is funding for carbon dioxide removal (CDR). 

In addition to providing funding opportunities specifically for carbon dioxide removal, this also marks the first time any US state has approved investment in technologies to actively remove the full range of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere — including methane and nitrous 

The $12 million funding will be made available as grants that representatives of business, academia and non-profit organizations will have the opportunity to apply for in order to support their research, development, and demonstration projects.