Groups Urge EPA To Deny Permit Requests For CCUS In Central California

June 29, 2022
A coalition of more than 80 environmental, equity and public-health groups is urging EPA to deny permit requests for carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) projects in California’s Central Valley, charging they will exacerbate fossil fuel pollution and elevating debate over whether the technologies should play a role in achieving the state’s climate objectives. “The San Joaquin Valley is the most polluted air basin in the United States for fine particles,” said Catherine Garoupa White, executive director of the Central...

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