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Attorney, States Seek EPA Clarification On EJ Requirements For CCS

March 16, 2023
A former EPA attorney is urging the agency and state regulators to more clearly outline the scope of environmental justice (EJ) analyses needed to issue permits for carbon storage projects, with EJ emerging as a central sticking point amid the Biden administration’s push to deploy the technology to reach climate goals. “I think everyone needs more guidance from EPA and from state regulators as to the scope of EJ analysis that has to be conducted and whether it needs to...

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