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  • Advanced Nuclear Energy CATF Goes to Wilmington

    CATF recently paid a visit to the GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) Headquarters in Wilmington, NC, after General Electric Hitachi was awarded a Versatile Test Reactor Subcontract

    December 7, 2018
  • Bioenergy CATF, other groups push EPA to protect natural landscapes from biofuel crop expansion

    Clean Air Task Force and Earthjustice filed a petition on behalf of 11 environmental organizations demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency protect prairies and other natural habitats from being plowed under for the purpose of growing more biofuel crops.

    December 7, 2018
  • News & Media Trump EPA’s Proposed Revision to New Power Plant Carbon Dioxide Standards is Worse than Business as Usual

    The Clean Air Act, as well as regard for our future, demand that new power plants install the best pollution controls.

    December 6, 2018
  • News & Media CATF Statement: Xcel Energy Aims for Zero-Carbon Electricity by 2050

    Clean Air Task Force applauds Xcel Energy’s commitment announced today to provide carbon free energy by 2050, and an 80% reduction in carbon emissions within the next twelve years.

    December 5, 2018
  • Advanced Energy Systems De-Risking Decarbonization

    Guest Author: Bruce Phillips, CATF Board Member How do we get to the airport when we have an important flight to catch? What we don’t do is leave at the last minute without thinking about whether there is a traffic jam on the way, whether the airport parking garage is full or the length of the airport

    November 30, 2018
  • News & Media CATF Statement on EPA’s Final 2019 RFS Biofuels Requirements

    Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) regulations that establish the volume of biofuels that must be blended into the United States’ transportation fuel supply in 2019 (and 2020, for biomass-based diesel fuels).

    November 30, 2018
  • Decarbonized Fossil Energy The New Economics of Carbon Capture: Lower Costs, More Revenue

    The next CCS coal retrofits promise to be a lot cheaper. Last year, after the successful Petra Nova retrofit of the W.A. Parish Plant, NRG stated that the next retrofit would be 20% cheaper. They know from building the first plant where to eliminate “overkill” in the system and where to gain efficiencies that shrink the size of expensive components.

    November 20, 2018
  • Decarbonized Fossil Energy Deep Thinking on Geology and the Rollback of the Clean Power Plan

    If you’re like me, you’re alarmed by the regulatory rollbacks that are undermining health and environmental protections that we have enjoyed in the United States. One such rollback is EPA’s proposal to replace the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, the regulatory requirements that would reduce emissions from coal-fired power plants, with the “Affordable” Clean Energy (ACE) rule.

    November 20, 2018