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a) establishes requirements and recommendations for the geological storage of carbon dioxide. The purpose of these requirements is to promote environmentally safe and long-term containment of carbon dioxide in a way that minimizes risks to the environment and human health.
b) is primarily applicable to saline aquifers and depleted hydrocarbon reservoirs and does not preclude its application to storage associated with hydrocarbon recovery.
c) includes, but is not limited to, the safe design, construction, operation, maintenance, and closure of storage sites.
d) provides recommendations for the development of management documents, community engagement, risk assessment, and risk communication.