Capturing CO2 from Coal-Fired Power Plants: Challenges for a Comprehensive Strategy

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This report examines the current effort to develop technology that would capture CO2. First, the paper outlines the current status of carbon capture technology. Second, the paper examines the role of government in developing that technology, both in terms of creating a market for carbon capture technology and encouraging development of the technology. Finally, the paper concludes with a discussion of implications of capture technology for climate change legislation.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 13, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Parker, Larry

Specialist in Energy and Environmental Policy

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Stine, Deborah D.

Specialist in Science and Technology Policy

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Folger, Peter

Specialist in Energy and Natural Resources Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 13, 2009
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This report examines the current effort to develop technology that would capture CO2. First, the paper outlines the current status of carbon capture technology. Second, the paper examines the role of government in developing that technology, both in terms of creating a market for carbon capture technology and encouraging development of the technology. Finally, the paper concludes with a discussion of implications of capture technology for climate change legislation.

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36 pages.

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