CEQ Readies Guidance Sought By Congress To Speed CCUS Projects

January 18, 2022
The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is readying a congressionally mandated guidance to speed review of carbon capture, utilization and sequestration (CCUS) projects, with the effort aimed at streamlining permitting under multiple environmental statutes. The guidance, required by energy provisions enacted in December 2020, arrived at the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) for inter-agency review Jan. 13, according to a notice on OMB’s website . The notice signals additional follow through with mandates in the Utilizing Significant...

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