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CCS Could Reduce 49 Million Tonnes of CO2 Emissions From Coal & Gas Power Plants

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American Lung Association, American Public Health Association Taking Legal Action against EPA on Dangerous ‘ACE’ Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 8, 2019) – Today, the American Lung Association and the American Public Health Association, represented by attorneys from the Clean Air Task Force, have filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) repeal of the Clean Power Plan – the first-ever federal policy to reduce harmful carbon pollution from power […]

July 8, 2019
Decarbonized Fossil Energy

Leveraging Enhanced Oil Recovery for Large-Scale Saline Storage of CO₂

Leveraging the demand for CO₂ from the Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) industry is a critical step to building out a robust ecosystem for large-scale CO₂ storage in saline sites. Frequently asked questions below provide perspective on the role that EOR plays in enabling carbon capture & storage (CCS) technologies to achieve the scale necessary for […]

June 24, 2019
News & Media

CATF Statement on EPA’s Release of the Final “Affordable Clean Energy” (ACE) Rule

Not an ACE, but a joker. With its “repeal and replacement” of the Clean Power Plan, once again Trump’s EPA plays a losing hand. Unfortunately, the American public will be the ultimate losers. Here’s why: EPA’s ACE rule is nothing more than a cynical attempt to preclude coal-fired power plants from reducing their climate pollution […]

June 19, 2019
Super Pollutants

Methane’s Moment: A Global Alliance for Deep Reductions in Methane Pollution from the Oil and Gas Sector

Until about two years ago, the oil and gas methane pollution corner of the climate world was fairly quiet.  CATF had been working on methane and other super pollutants like black carbon since the first scientific recognition of the dangers of short-lived climate pollutants (aka super pollutants) back in the early 2000s.  But in 2016, […]

June 17, 2019
Super Pollutants

The American Opportunity: How the Americas Are Kick-Starting Climate Action

Mexico, California, Colorado, Canada, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, Ohio, Utah, British Columbia, Wyoming. What do all of these places have in common?

May 13, 2019
News & Media

CATF Statement on Introduction of Smith and Luján CES Bills in Senate and House

Today, Senator Tina Smith (D-MN) introduced a bill in the U.S. Senate that will set a federal Clean Energy Standard requiring decarbonization of the electric power sector by mid-century.  Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) is introducing a companion bill in the House. Clean Air Task Force, an NGO dedicated to developing technological, legislative and regulatory […]

May 8, 2019

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