Vesta Field Pilot

North Sea Beach, Southampton, NY, USA

Coastline enhanced rock weathering

In July 2022,  the North Sea Beach Colony (NSBC) in Southampton, NY became home to the world’s first field pilot of Coastal Carbon Capture when they incorporated olivine sand into Phase 2 of their beach restoration project. The Town of Southampton, in collaboration with the NSBC, Vesta, and First Coastal, deployed 500 cu yd of olivine sand such that it comprised ~5% of the total sand volume that was placed.
Country: United States
Status: Operational
Type: Enhanced Rock Weathering