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Department of Energy Week in Review: Release of New Scientific Integrity Policy and Inaugural State of the Labs Report, PetraNova Becomes First Power-Related CCS Project in U.S. to Begin Commercial Operation, and Signing of U.S. and Mexico Bilateral Electric Reliability Principles

It has been a busy week for DOE.  Yesterday, January 11, 2017, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced the release of DOE’s Scientific Integrity Policy and the corresponding implementation order.  Stating that “[t]he cornerstone of the scientific integrity policy at DOE is … Continue reading

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Opening Briefs Filed in NSPS, MATS Litigation

On December 14, EPA filed its initial brief in North Dakota v. EPA, the challenge to EPA’s New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for new power plants.  Issues include EPA’s determinations regarding the viability and cost of carbon capture and storage and the … Continue reading

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Fourteen States Release Report on Carbon-Dioxide-Enhanced Oil Recovery

This month, a work group of fourteen states, led by Governors Matt Mead (R-WY) and Steve Bullock (D-MT), issued a report entitled Putting the Puzzle Together: State & Federal Policy Drivers for Growing America’s Carbon Capture and CO2-EOR Industry.  Carbon-Dioxide-Enhanced … Continue reading

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EPA Declines to Reconsider New Source Performance Standards

UPDATED 05.06.2016 EPA’s decision was published in the Federal Register on May 6, 2016. On April 29, EPA released its denial of five petitions for reconsideration of the New Source Performance Standards, filed by Utility Air Regulatory Group, American Electric Power, Ameren … Continue reading

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California Carbon Capture Project Meets Its End

EPA’s New Source Performance Standards for new power plants finalized a standard based on highly efficient supercritical pulverized coal with partial carbon capture and storage (CCS), a change from the proposed standard based on integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) with partial … Continue reading

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