Former EPA Lawyer Urges ‘Data’ To Defend CCS Against EJ Concerns

July 26, 2021
Former EPA deputy general counsel Ethan Shenkman says the Biden administration faces a major challenge in defending the benefits of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies against growing concerns by environmental justice advocates, arguing that transparency and “granular data” from an upcoming screening tool will be key to advancing such technologies that are central to achieving the president’s climate policy goals. “The Biden-Harris administration has identified carbon capture and sequestration as a critical pillar in its ‘all of the above’...

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