From Climate Extra

EJ Panel Rejects White House Call To Advise Agencies On CCS, For Now

December 1, 2022
White House environmental justice (EJ) advisors are, for now, refusing officials’ request to join a federal working group focused on equitably implementing carbon capture and storage (CCS) and other “carbon management” projects funded by recent climate legislation, underscoring their long-running opposition to the technologies’ use. During a Dec. 1 meeting of the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Committee (WHEJAC), panelists said they are not yet ready to discuss the issue with the government, though they are continuing to discuss the...

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