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Obama Plan Promotes Development of Carbon Capture, Biofuels

10:20 AM MST | February 16, 2010 | KARA SISSELL

President Obama recently announced the U.S. will form an Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to develop a ‚Äúcomprehensive and coordinated federal strategy to speed the development and deployment of clean coal technologies.‚ÄĚ The task force will be co-chaired by officials from the Department of Energy (DOE) and EPA and include participants from at least nine different agencies and offices, officials say. It will ‚Äúdevelop within 180 days a plan to overcome the barriers to the deployment of widespread affordable CCS within 10 years, with a...

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