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Enhanced Rock Weathering 101

Enhanced rock weathering (ERW) is an innovative land management and carbon removal practice that can reduce costs for farmers, bolster soil health, and provide environmental and carbon storage benefits. In fact, there is significant potential for utilizing basalt rock from existing quarries in Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Virginia, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. In this explainer, we break down how ERW improves soil health, the carbon storage benefits, economic opportunities, and what more needs to be done.

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