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

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
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
Power Plants

Environmental Groups go to the MATS to preserve Obama Rule on Mercury and Air Toxics

This week CATF, with other environmental, public health, and civil rights organizations, submitted comments on an EPA proposal regarding the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (“MATS”). Led by former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler and former industry lawyer Bill Wehrum, EPA is proposing to reverse a 20-year old finding that it is appropriate and necessary to […]

April 19, 2019
News & Media

CATF Statement on EPA MATS proposal comments

In comments filed late Wednesday, a coalition of Environmental, Public Health, and Civil Rights organizations have strongly opposed EPA’s proposal, 84 Fed. Reg. 2670 (Feb. 7, 2019), that it is not “appropriate” to regulate emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired electric generating units. The coalition states that EPA’s proposal […]

April 18, 2019
News & Media

CATF statement on Murkowski, Manchin CCUS legislation

Clean Air Task Force supports Senators Manchin and Murkowski in their efforts to expand support for transformational carbon capture utilization and storage technologies in the proposed Enhancing Fossil Fuel Energy Carbon Technology Act. CATF supports the bill’s goal of creating four new programs to further develop transformational CCUS technologies for coal- and gas-fueled power and […]

April 11, 2019

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