New Carbon Capture Technology Featured In The New York Times

FREDERICK, Maryland - March 9, 2010 The New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman recently featured carbon capture technology developed by Calera Corporation. Calera’s innovative process captures carbon dioxide emissions emitted by coal or gas-fired power plants and converts it into calcium and magnesium carbonates for use in manufacturing carbon negative products such as sand, aggregate, supplementary cementitious materials, and cement, as well as fresh water.

Friedman’s column notes that Bechtel and Calera have formed a strategic alliance to develop and construct facilities using the new technology to reduce emissions and fight global warming. Read the Bechtel/Calera announcement.

Read the New York Times column.

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