By Karen Uhlenhuth, Energy News Network
An environmental group is warning that a proposed pipeline network that would carry carbon emissions to underground storage in Illinois and North Dakota could also extend the life of fossil fuel power plants in the Upper Midwest.
The recently announced projects would immediately benefit ethanol producers, but the Sierra Club says they might also offer a regulatory or economic lifeline to coal-fired power plants in the region under future federal emissions policies. Continue reading here.
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
DOE’s Carbon Capture Program at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). The program is managed by DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management.
NETL Resources Include:
- Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnerships (RCSP) Initiative
- Initial Report To The President On Empowering Workers Through Revitalizing Energy Communities
Department of Energy News Releases
- Fossil Energy and Carbon Management Chief of Staff Talati Speaks on Carbon Capture and Storage
- DOE Announces $109.5 Million to Support Jobs and Economic Growth in Coal and Power Plant Communities
- Carbon Capture, NPPD
- LB650: Adopt the Nebraska Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide Act
- Valero Energy and BlackRock Partner for Industrial Scale Carbon Capture System, Environment + Energy Leader
- Capturing Carbon in Nebraska Webinar Series, Great Plains Institute