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Carbon storage could lead the northeastís industrial renaissance

In the greenhouses of North Bank Growers in Billingham, county Durham, tomatoes grow fat with the help of infusions of CO2 from the GrowHow fertilizer plant a couple of miles down the road.

GrowHow also provides heat to keep England’s most northerly greenhouses at a tomato-ripening temperature, through a separate pipeline that dates from the days when Imperial Chemicals Industries ruled the roost in Teesside. Teesside is still home to 58% the UK chemicals industry, though ICI was dismantled in 2008. Chemicals and industrial plants operating on former ICI sites at Billingham, North Tees and South Tees are responsible for the region having the biggest per capita CO2 emissions in the UK... Read more>


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