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  • News & Media “EPA, Are You Listening?”

    In response to Shell and ExxonMobil’s methane announcements at CERA Week, Sarah Smith, CATF Program Director, Super Pollutants, said: “It’s not every day that two major oil and gas producers call for tighter climate protections, but that’s what Royal Dutch Shell and ExxonMobil did today. The companies called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to

    March 12, 2019 ,
  • News & Media Climate Hedgehogs and Foxes

    The Democratic take-back of House of Representatives and the recent introduction of the “Green New Deal” Congressional resolution have reinvigorated discussion of action on climate change. The Green New Deal resolution calls for meeting 100 percent of U.S. power demand through “clean, renewable, and zero-carbon electricity” – a recognition that it will take all of […]

    February 22, 2019
  • News & Media CATF Releases Modeling Study That Shows 45Q Carbon Capture & Storage Federal Tax Credit Can Have a Major Impact On CO2 Emissions Reductions Through 2030

    Clean Air Task Force (CATF) today released a comprehensive report on the near-term implications of the federal tax credit (45Q) for carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects. The study found that, as a result of tax credit legislation known as 45Q, which was extended and expanded in early 2018, nearly 49 million metric tonnes of […]

    February 12, 2019 ,
  • News & Media Clean Air Task Force Statement in Support of Green New Deal

    “Clean Air Task Force applauds the introduction of the Green New Deal resolution announced by Senator Markey and Representative Ocasio-Cortez today, and its call to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions. Dramatic action is needed to reduce the enormous risk posed by the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere. “Specifically, we support the inclusion […]

    February 7, 2019
  • News & Media Trump to America’s Children: It’s Coal for You This Year!

    U.S. EPA today announced yet another regulatory rollback holiday gift to the coal industry. While the country is distracted by recycling gift boxes and post-holiday sales, EPA quietly proposed to find that it is not “appropriate” to regulate the toxic air emissions from the nation’s coal- and oil-fired power plants. The proposal reverses a decades-old […]

    December 28, 2018
  • News & Media Passage of the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act

    WASHINGTON – Clean Air Task Force welcomes the passage into law of the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act (NEIMA). To fully decarbonize the global economy, it is essential that we will need to preserve both existing nuclear plants and build advanced nuclear reactors. NEIMA’s objectives support both of these. The legislation was co-sponsored by […]

    December 23, 2018
  • News & Media Photos from B.C.’s Leaking Methane Gas Wells Confirm Need for Stronger Regulations

    EARTHWORKS, PEMBINA INSTITUTE, CLEAN AIR TASK FORCE AND DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION VANCOUVER — Images taken with high-tech equipment of leaking methane pollution from gas wells in Montney Basin in northeast British Columbia show the need for stronger regulations for the oil and gas industry.  B.C. plans to finalize methane regulations in 2019. In December, the […]

    December 19, 2018
  • News & Media Alberta’s Methane Regulations Will Fail to Meet Provincial Reduction Target

    Province fails to demonstrate how carbon price and methane rules will achieve the GHG reductions needed to match federal rules.

    December 13, 2018