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Energy Department Suspends Funding for Texas Carbon Capture Project, Igniting Debate

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said of the Texas Clean Energy Project: "It's just time to move on and to invest in some new innovative technologies because of the lack of milestones being met." The Obama administration has backed away from four carbon capture projects under its Clean Coal Power Initiative. This would be the fifth. Credit: Getty Images
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said of the Texas Clean Energy Project: "It's just time to move on and to invest in some new innovative technologies because of the lack of milestones being met." The Obama administration has backed away from four carbon capture projects under its Clean Coal Power Initiative. This would be the fifth. Credit: Getty Images
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The Obama administration has suspended funding for a large, troubled carbon capture and storage project, a decision being challenged by politicians from both parties and environmental advocates alike.

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