Mon, Jun 1, 2020

EPA rule requiring CCS will halt development of the technology, Alstom official tells Congress

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed CO2 rule for new coal-fired power plants, which was published on Jan. 8 and requires partial carbon capture and storage systems (CCS) on these plants, would actually freeze development of CCS technologies.

“This regulation will essentially stop the development of CCS,” said Alstom official Robert Hilton in March 12 testimony to Congress.

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