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

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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
Advanced Nuclear Energy

CATF Welcomes Introduction of Nuclear Energy Leadership Act

The Clean Air Task Force applauds the introduction of the bi-partisan Nuclear Energy Leadership Act (NELA).

March 27, 2019
News & Media

Advanced Nuclear Advocates Applaud Senate NELA Intro

A coalition of nine advanced nuclear advocates today applauded introduction of the bipartisan Nuclear Energy Leadership Act as an important step in creating a comprehensive blueprint for bolstering the next-generation of the nation’s largest source of reliable and carbon-free power. Led by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Sen. Cory Booker […]

March 27, 2019
News & Media

“EPA, are you listening?”

In response to Shell and ExxonMobil’s methane announcements at CERA Week, Sarah Smith, CATF Program Director, Super Pollutants, said: “It’s not every day that two major oil and gas producers call for tighter climate protections, but that’s what Royal Dutch Shell and ExxonMobil did today. The companies called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to […]

March 12, 2019
News & Media

Climate Hedgehogs and Foxes

The Democratic take-back of House of Representatives and the recent introduction of the “Green New Deal” Congressional resolution have reinvigorated discussion of action on climate change. The Green New Deal resolution calls for meeting 100 percent of U.S. power demand through “clean, renewable, and zero-carbon electricity” – a recognition that it will take all of […]

February 22, 2019
Super Pollutants

“How does natural gas production contribute to ozone pollution?”: A podcast with The Endocrine Disruption Exchange

Lesley Fleischman, Senior Analyst with Clean Air Task Force, answers the question “How does natural gas production contribute to ozone pollution?” In an interview with Carol Kwiatkowski, Executive Director of The Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TEDX), Lesley explains how ozone is formed due to venting and leaking of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the entire natural […]

February 21, 2019

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