Lawyers: US 'clean coal' project demise shows EPA plan's weakness
The U.S. government's move to suspend a trouble-plagued $1.65 billion carbon capture and storage project this month may have bolstered legal challenges to proposed environmental regulations on power plant carbon emissions, several legal experts said. The FutureGen project in Illinois would have been the first U.S. commercial-scale, near-zero emission coal plant to use technologies to capture carbon dioxide from major industrial plants and store it safely underground.
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