Industry Says Newsom’s CCUS Law Will Thwart Projects, Climate Fight

September 16, 2022
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) priority legislation creating a carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) regulatory framework will thwart development of such projects and undermine the state’s climate strategy, say industry supporters of the technology, even as the governor is touting the bill’s passage as a key tool for cutting greenhouse gases. The recently approved bill, SB 905 , “parades as a climate solution but offers slow action and false promises on getting CCUS projects actually deployed,” a coalition of industry...

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