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  • Power Plants CATF Statement on EPA Proposal on Costs and Benefits of Clean Air Act Regulations

    Hayden Hashimoto, Legal Fellow for Clean Air Task Force, issued the following statement on a new anti-regulatory proposal from EPA: “Today, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing yet another step to promote polluters’ interests—proposing a rule that would distort longstanding metrics for evaluating the costs and benefits of Clean Air Act regulations, thereby seriously impairing

    June 4, 2020
  • News & Media CATF Statement on Release of IRS Guidance for 45Q Tax Credits for Carbon Capture Projects

    Kurt Waltzer, Managing Director, Clean Air Task Force, has issued the following statement: “CATF welcomes the long-awaited IRS guidance on 45Q tax credits. With it, CCS developers can move ahead on projects with certainty as to how the credits will be administered.  As the IPCC has noted, large scale deployment of CCS is necessary to […]

    May 29, 2020
  • News & Media Lee Beck joins CATF as CCUS Policy Innovation Director

    Lee Beck is joining CATF starting on June 1st as our CCUS Policy Innovation Director. As part of our Decarbonized Fossil Energy team, Lee will primarily work on our engagement on federal CCUS policy. Lee comes to CATF from the Global CCS Institute where she served as a Senior Advisor, Advocacy and Communications, and was […]

    May 26, 2020
  • News & Media Two New Senior Staff Members Join CATF

    CATF is excited to announce the addition of two new senior staff members, Andrew Place and Lindsey Baxter Griffith.

    May 4, 2020
  • News & Media CATF Statement on EPA Supplemental Proposed Rule on “Censored Science”

    Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advanced another chapter in its effort to restrict the Agency’s use of the best available science by announcing a supplemental proposed rule that applies even more broadly than its original ill-conceived proposal. Despite strong opposition and concern expressed by the scientific community, environmentalists, and policymakers, indeed, EPA’s own Science […]

    March 4, 2020
  • News & Media CATF Statement on the CLEAN Future Act

    “Clean Air Task Force is encouraged to see the progress made by the House Energy and Commerce Committee leadership in creating the ‘CLEAN Future Act’ framework for a comprehensive climate bill that will achieve 100 percent decarbonization by 2050,” said Conrad Schneider, Advocacy Director of Clean Air Task Force.  “From the Memorandum released by the […]

    January 8, 2020
  • Bioenergy CATF Statement on EPA’s Final 2020 RFS Biofuels Requirements

    BOSTON, December 19, 2019 – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) regulations today that establish the volume of biofuels that must be blended into the United States’ transportation fuel supply in 2020 (and 2021, for biomass-based diesel fuels). “Today’s rule is more evidence that the RFS has veered severely off course. […]

    December 19, 2019
  • News & Media CATF Statement on Revised EPA Proposal on “Secret Science”

    CATF opposes any proposal that is inconsistent with EPA’s use of the best available science for regulatory decisions that impact public health and the environment. We strongly urge EPA to reconsider this proposal, and to take the blanket exclusion option off the table. The expansion of the rule’s scope and potential implications for regulatory science […]

    November 12, 2019