The Secretary, in consultation with other appropriate agencies, shall establish a university based research and development program to study carbon capture and sequestration using the various types of coal.
The Secretary shall give special consideration to rural or agricultural based institutions in areas that have regional sources of coal and that offer interdisciplinary programs in the area of environmental science to study carbon capture and sequestration.
There are to be authorized to be appropriated $10,000,000 to carry out this section.
(Pub. L. 110–140, title VII, §708, Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1710.)