Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage in Illinois

Sallie Greenberg, Steve Whittaker, Kevin Charles O'Brien, Veronica E. Hemrich

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingTechnical report


This report discusses the status of available carbon management technologies in Illinois; opportunities for using or storing captured carbon dioxide (CO2) underground; key challenges that could affect the development, demonstration, and deployment of CCUS technologies; stakeholder questions, concerns, and feedback; and options that policymakers should consider to help address these challenges. This report addresses all topics set forth by the statute requested by the Governor and Illinois General Assembly as outlined in Public Act 102-0341. Any issues beyond the scope of this single report may be addressed in forthcoming reports from the state. The report includes two parts: Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage in Illinois and Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage in Illinois: Law and Policy Supplement. The report will be submitted to the General Assembly on December 31, 2022 and made available to the public in January 2023.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of PublicationChampaign
PublisherPrairie Research Institute
Number of pages94
StatePublished - Dec 2022


  • ISGS
  • ISTC
  • Carbon capture -- Illinois
  • Carbon storage -- Illinois
  • Carbon utilization -- Illinois


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