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Climate Change

Japan plans first carbon capture and storage project

Refiner Eneos and utility J-Power aim to begin operations by 2030

A Japanese national flag flutters near a flare from a chimney at a steel plant in Kawasaki. The country is targeting net zero emissions by 2050.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japanese oil refiner Eneos Holdings and utility J-Power have joined forces to launch the nation's first permanent carbon capture and storage operation by the end of this decade, the two companies said Tuesday.

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