oil http://wmuk.org en Oil-for-Carbon Bills Signed http://wmuk.org/post/oil-carbon-bills-signed <p></p><p>State Representative Aric Nesbitt says new laws on oil drilling will benefit Michigan’s economy and its environment. That’s because they promote carbon sequestration as a way to squeeze oil from underused wells.</p><p>Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley signed House Bills 4885, 5254, 5255 and 5274 at the Western Michigan University Geological Repository Tuesday morning.</p><p>Operators pump carbon dioixde gas down a well to force oil to rise to the surface. The gas is meant to stay underground indefinitely, out of the atmosphere where it would contribute to the greenhouse effect.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:57:40 +0000 Sehvilla Mann 13314 at http://wmuk.org Oil-for-Carbon Bills Signed WSW: Covering Oil, Politics and More in Iraq http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-covering-oil-politics-and-more-iraq <p></p><p></p><p>Ben Lando's&nbsp;career in journalism has taken him from Kalamazoo to Baghdad.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:21:17 +0000 Gordon Evans 12419 at http://wmuk.org WSW: Covering Oil, Politics and More in Iraq