Friday, September 16, 2022

Senate Environmental Committee To Hold Sept. 19 Info Meeting On Carbon Capture Technology

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee is scheduled to hold an informational meeting September 19 on carbon capture technology and related legislation.

In April, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming), Majority Chair of the Committee, announced his intention to introduce legislation to promote carbon capture, utilization and sequestration.  The legislation would create a legal and regulatory framework for carbon dioxide capture and sequestration (CCS) projects in the state.  Read more here.

The legislation hasn’t been introduced yet.

The September 19 meeting will feature remarks by--

-- Ramez Ziadeh, Acting Secretary, DEP

-- Adam Walters, Senior Energy Advisor, DCED

-- Dr. Gale Blackmer, Director DCNR’s Bureau of Topographic & Geologic Survey

-- Matt Mangum, Carbon Capture & Storage Business Opportunity Manager, Shell

The meeting will be held in Room 8E-B East Wing of the Capitol building starting at 10:00 a.m.  

Click Here to watch live and for more on the agenda.

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming) serves as Majority Chair of the Senate Environmental Committee and can be contacted by calling 717-787-3280 or sending email to:   Sen. Carolyn Comitta (D-Chester) serves as Minority Chair and can be contacted by calling 717-787-5709 or sending email to:

Resource Links:

-- PA Environmental Council: Carbon Capture, Utilization, Storage In PA: A Story Map

-- DCNR Blog: Carbon Capture A Tool To Address Cause Of Climate Change

-- Ohio River Valley Institute: Carbon Capture, Use And Sequestration Would Decarbonize The Electric System In The Worst Possible Way

-- Better Path Coalition: You Can’t Fossil Fuel Your Way Out Of A Fossil Fuel Created Crisis - Carbon Capture & Storage Issue Brief

-- Environmental Health Project: Public Health Impacts Of Blue Hydrogen Production, Health, Environmental Protections Needed


-- EQT, Shell, U.S. Steel Launch Initiative Support Support Low-Carbon, Hydrogen, Carbon Capture Industrial Hub In Ohio, PA, WV

-- AP: Battle Over Carbon Capture As Tool To Fight Climate Change

-- Chesapeake Bay Journal: As Federal Support Emerges, PA Wants To Be A Carbon Capture Hub

-- Chesapeake Bay Journal: Money Grows On Trees For Owners Who Manage Small Forests To Capture Carbon, Fight Climate Change

Related Articles:

-- Sen. Yaw To Introduce Bill Promoting Carbon Capture, Utilization And Sequestration

-- Sen. Street Introduces Bill To Set A New Clean Energy Standard And Support Carbon Capture To Eliminate All Carbon Dioxide Emissions From Power Plants By 2050

-- Guest Essay: Carbon Capture And Storage - A False Solution

-- Senate Environmental Committee Hears About Using Carbon Capture Technology To Reduce PA’s Carbon Footprint

-- Wolf Administration Joins 6 States In Commitment To Develop Regional Carbon Dioxide Transport Infrastructure Plan To Promote Carbon Capture

[Posted: September 16, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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