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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

Petra Nova: De-risking Carbon Capture Business Models with Saline Storage

The carbon capture facility Petra Nova has made headlines recently when it stopped capturing CO2. “Earlier this spring when oil prices fell, we ceased operations at Petra Nova and the delivery of CO2 to the West Ranch Oil Field,” Chris Rimel, a spokesman of NRG, the company that runs the plant, said in a statement […]

August 7, 2020
Super Pollutants

Global Methane Emissions are Surging — It’s Time to Act

Global methane emissions have increased by 50 million metric tons since 2000 – a deeply alarming trend, as this additional methane will have similar climate implications over the coming decades as the CO2 emissions from all US power plants, transportation, and residential and commercial heating combined. This is based on two new complementary studies that […]

July 28, 2020
News & Media

CATF launches Carbon Capture Projects Interactive Map

CATF launches carbon capture projects interactive map on eve of Senate EPW hearing to examine development and deployment of large-scale carbon dioxide management technologies.

July 27, 2020
Advanced Energy Systems

Putting a (Green) Thumb on the Scale: Decarbonizing the Transportation Sector Will Require Policies that Support Specific Technologies

Technology neutrality is frequently cited as a key positive attribute of the low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) policy approach. By allowing regulated entities to utilize any technology or system that delivers carbon intensity (CI) reductions, LCFS policies can enlist market-driven innovation by opening the decarbonization challenge to an unlimited set of potential solutions. If various […]

July 23, 2020
Policy

Federal Court Rejects Trump Administration Cancellation of Methane Pollution Rule

SAN FRANCISCO― A federal judge late yesterday reinstated the Bureau of Land Management’s 2016 methane waste rule, aimed at protecting people and the climate from methane waste and pollution from oil and gas extraction on public lands. The ruling is the third defeat for the Trump administration’s efforts to suspend, delay or repeal the rule. […]

July 16, 2020

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