Washington Legislature Wades into Marine Oil Transportation Issues

For those of you tracking developments in the crude oil transportation world, you may have seen an uptick in activity recently. At the beginning of the year – following the collision of two oil trains in North Dakota on December 30 – the federal government (the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration) issued a rare safety alert about crude coming from the Bakken oil patch, which is believed to be more volatile than other crude times.

Is Carbon Capture and Sequestration the Best or Even an Achievable Control Technology to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants?

Is Carbon Capture and Sequestration the Best or Even an Achievable Control Technology to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants?

EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new power plants rest on the agency’s finding that carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies are “achievable” and the “best system” for the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants.