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CCS Backers Cite Finances As Main Hurdle, Despite GOP Fears About NSR

September 13, 2017
Several supporters of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies told Congress that the predominant hurdle to greater deployment of the greenhouse gas controls is high up-front installation costs, though Republican senators are seeking to play up EPA's new source review (NSR) air permitting regulations as another key problem. A Sept. 13 hearing on CCS deployment held by the Senate Environment & Public Works (EPW) Committee represented a rare moment of bipartisan agreement on climate policy, with senators of both parties...

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