Clean Coal Loan Guarantees and Tax Incentives: Issues in Brief

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This report discusses certain federal financial incentive mechanisms for "clean coal" commercial projects; namely, loan guarantees and tax incentives. At issue for Congress is the extent to which the private sector has used these financial toolsto develop the technology needed for reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions while continuing to use available domestic coal reserves for electricity generation.

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Folger, Peter & Sherlock, Molly F. August 19, 2014.

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This report discusses certain federal financial incentive mechanisms for "clean coal" commercial projects; namely, loan guarantees and tax incentives. At issue for Congress is the extent to which the private sector has used these financial toolsto develop the technology needed for reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions while continuing to use available domestic coal reserves for electricity generation.

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Folger, Peter & Sherlock, Molly F. Clean Coal Loan Guarantees and Tax Incentives: Issues in Brief, report, August 19, 2014; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc462084/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.