July 15, 2024

Carbon Capture Coalition

Minnkota Power Cooperative
DOE Announces $890M in IIJA Funds for CCS Demonstration Projects
Coming on the heels of COP28 in Dubai - and its weak call for a reduction in fossil fuel use - some researchers and advocates continue to argue that the normalization of CCS will simply prolong the burning of fossil fuels and the emissions they produce.
Steven Baltakatei Sandoval, CC BY-SA-4.0, via Wikimedia
EPA Power Plant Proposal Gets Mixed Reception in Comments
EPA received comments on its proposal to regulate greenhouse gases from power plants, with some, including ISO/RTOs, arguing the proposal needed major improvements to preserve reliability.
Carbon Capture Coalition
EPA Reportedly Soon to Release Rule on Power Plant CO2 Limits
EPA is poised to issue rules that would require all coal and gas-fired power plants to reduce or capture nearly all of their carbon dioxide emissions by 2040.
The White House
House Passes IRA, Sends to Biden’s Desk
The U.S. House passed the Inflation Reduction Act, sending the $740 billion package of tax, health and climate provisions for President Biden’s signature.
Clean Air Task Force
Carbon Capture Needed for ‘Last-mile Decarbonization’
Fifty-one carbon capture and storage projects were announced in the U.S. in 2021, more than the total of all projects announced in the previous three years.
No Net Zero Without Carbon Capture
Tax credits in the Build Back Better Act could increase carbon capture capacity 13-fold while taking 290 million tons of carbon out of the atmosphere per year.
House Passes $1.75 Trillion Build Back Better Act
The U.S. House passed the Build Back Better bill, the $1.75-trillion budget reconciliation package that is key to advancing President Biden’s climate agenda.
The White House
Biden, Democrats Unveil $1.75T Build Back Better Framework
President Biden rolled out a new framework for a whittled-down budget reconciliation package that includes $555 billion in clean energy funding.

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