Early Friday morning, Carbon Capture Coalition was formed to help realize carbon capture’s full potential as a national energy, economic, and environmental strategy.
Washington, D.C. – February 23, 2018 – A diverse, non-partisan national coalition dedicated to fostering widespread adoption of carbon capture technologies launched in Washington, D.C. today. Building on growing momentum and political support that culminated in passage of landmark legislation in Congress earlier this month, the Carbon Capture Coalition becomes the new brand for the six-year-old National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative (NEORI). The Coalition will now undertake a more expansive agenda following accomplishment of NEORI’s signature priority, the reform and extension of the federal Section 45Q tax credit for carbon dioxide (CO2) storage.
The Carbon Capture Coalition was announced at a press briefing at the AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C. that featured speakers and participants from a broad cross-section of energy, environmental, technology, industrial and agricultural interests who advocate for carbon capture technologies.