Plans for a new factory on the Ellesmere Port which would capture harmful carbon dioxide emissions and store them under the sea have been officially submitted.

The Carbon Capture Facility is proposed as part of the planned 49.9MW Protos Energy Recovery Facility (ERF), which is currently under construction and will emit flue gases once it begins running at is base near Marsh Lane, Ince.

Captured CO2 would be exported along a pipeline as part of the HyNet scheme, transported to be stored in depleted gas fields under Liverpool Bay.

Read more at: Chester Standard

Read our other news

'Unique' food and drink hub on rooftop of Chester car park gets go-ahead

The Pepper Street multi-storey car park development will create 50 jobs

Read More
Council to start enforcement of moving traffic offences

Cheshire West and Chester Council will begin enforcement of moving traffic offences at four locations from 20 May, to reduce dangerous manoeuvres, congestion and disruption on the road network.

Read More