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CATF Statement on House Passage of the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act

Today, the House passed HR. 4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act of 2020. Clean Air Task Force experts issued the following statements in response: “Passing this package is one of the most impactful things that the House could have done this year to accelerate progress on energy innovation and increase our options for […]

September 24, 2020
News & Media

Letter of Support for the Low Dose Radiation Research Act of 2019

CATF, the American Nuclear Society, and the Oak Ridge Affiliated Universities, submitted a letter supporting the inclusion of the Low Dose Radiation Research Act of 2019, the Lipinski amendment, as part of the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act, H.R. 4447. Read the Letter of Support for the Lipinski Amendment

September 21, 2020
News & Media

Statement from Earthworks, National Parks Conservation Association and Clean Air Task Force on Opening Legal Actions Against EPA Rescission of Two Regulations on Methane Emissions

The National Parks Conservation Association and Earthworks, represented by attorneys from Clean Air Task Force, joined other environmental groups in filing two lawsuits in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia challenging EPA’s unlawful rules that rescind important air pollution standards for the oil and natural gas industry. The two rules, which […]

September 15, 2020
Super Pollutants

Clean Air Task Force Statement on EPA Recission of Federal Methane Pollution Standards

Later today, EPA will announce its plan to rescind critical methane pollution standards for the oil and natural gas industry, a move that will not only hurt our climate, but also puts public health at risk.  Beyond rescinding methane standards, the EPA also announced that it will weaken some requirements for the industry to find […]

August 13, 2020
Decarbonized Fossil Energy

Six Key Ways Petra Nova Has Shown That Carbon Capture Works

Why Petra Nova Matters: In Asia, there are 600 GW of coal power plants that are under ten years old. These plants will likely operate for decades before closing. By then, it will be too late to address climate change unless they install carbon capture. The Petra Nova project shows that carbon dioxide capture and sequestration works on a commercial scale. Petra Nova’s example can be replicated not just on other coal plants but also on cement, steel, and gas power plants.

August 11, 2020
Super Pollutants

Essential Actions for EU Methane Strategy

Clean Air Task Force recently submitted comments on the European Commission’s methane roadmap and outlined the key elements that must be included in the upcoming methane strategy in order to mitigate methane emissions from the oil and gas sector. The EU methane roadmap sets the stage for the subsequent methane strategy, and the implementing policies and measures, […]

August 7, 2020

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