Matt Welch writes in The Midland Reporter-Telegram about the benefits of carbon capture in Texas.
- Texas has the potential to lead the country in carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) development should outdated policies and regulations be updated.
- In addition to the obvious environmental benefits of CCS, the technology represents a $60 billion economic opportunity for Texans, including 18,000 new jobs.
- CCS development in Texas and the U.S. is being halted by the EPA’s slow and arduous permitting process for carbon storage.
- To increase CCS in the United States, federal agencies should allow states to permit and oversee carbon capture and storage operations.
Read the full article here.