EPA’s CCS Reversal In NSPS Could Face Hurdles From Technology Gains

April 19, 2019
A slew of environmentalists, legal experts and states are citing mounting evidence that carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology is becoming increasingly advanced, arguing that poses a major hurdle to EPA’s attempt to no longer base its greenhouse gas targets for new coal plants on CCS with partial capture. The Trump EPA is seeking to reverse the Obama administration’s determination that partial CCS is the “best system of emission reduction” (BSER) at a new coal plant because it is “adequately...

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