Obama Administration ends clean coal project

A clean coal project has been shut down after the US Department of Energy (DOE) suspended the majority of its funding. According to reports, the DOE will not provide a further $1 billion (£657m) in funding it had committed to the project because it would not be able to use the funds by the September […]

US grants first permits for underground carbon storage

The US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has granted the first-ever permits allowing carbon dioxide to be injected deep underground. Known as “carbon sequestration”, the process is a means of storing carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change. The four Class VI underground injection permits were given to FutureGen Industrial Alliance, which plans […]