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  • 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
  • Decarbonized Fossil Energy National Petroleum Council Issues Positive Report on CCUS

    CATF says we can keep costs down and innovation up. The National Petroleum Council (NPC) released its new report on carbon capture, transport and storage this week. The report underscores the importance of carbon capture and identifies policies that would make the technology widespread across the industrial and power sectors. In the short-term, the report […]

    December 13, 2019
  • Super Pollutants Madrid Call for Fast Action on Super Pollutants

    The evidence of a warming planet is all around us: wildfires, increased storm intensity, bleached coral reefs, rising seas, and a frightening drive towards critical climate tipping points. While much of the discussion of global warming typically focuses on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, super pollutants like black carbon and methane also warrant our close attention. […]

    December 11, 2019
  • Decarbonized Fossil Energy Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage: Four Critical Policy Goals

    The Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute (GCCSI) has just released its latest annual report with some positive news about new projects, but at the same time, presenting a clear-eyed view on how far and how quickly we must proceed if carbon capture, utilization & storage (CCUS) is to play a critical role in addressing […]

    December 9, 2019
  • Super Pollutants CATF Pushes Back On Oil and Gas Deregulation

    In order to protect the public’s health and welfare from the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions from the oil and gas sector, CATF and our partners have just strongly pushed back on the Trump Administration’s most recent efforts to deregulate the oil and gas industry. Essentially, we are stating that EPA has blatantly and dangerously […]

    November 25, 2019 ,
  • Super Pollutants Memo: Modeled impacts from EPA methane rollbacks

    In 2016, U.S. EPA issued landmark standards for new and modified facilities in the oil production and natural gas production, process, and transmission and storage industries. These standards reduce methane and other harmful air pollutants from facilities they cover in several key ways. Furthermore, the promulgation of methane pollution standards from these new and modified […]

    November 14, 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