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GOP Sees Quick Action On Bipartisan CCUS Bill, But Democrats Air Concern

April 11, 2018
Republican senators are signaling they want to move quickly on a bill boosting research for carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technologies and easing permitting for related carbon dioxide pipelines, arguing the bipartisan measure is a needed complement to the recently expanded federal tax credit for CCUS. But the effort is facing heartburn -- though not outright opposition -- from some Democrats and environmental groups who fear the bill's permitting provisions could undermine environmental standards and that the legislation could...

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