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2012-06-22 06:20:49

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Coal Council (NCC) today presented the U.S. Department of Energy with the results of a comprehensive study requested by U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu. The study, "Harnessing Coal's Carbon Content to Advance the Economy, Environment and Energy Security," concludes that widespread deployment of carbon dioxide capture and utilization (CCUS) technologies at coal-based power and liquid fuels production plants could help increase domestic...

2009-12-04 10:32:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Coal Council (NCC) today presented the U.S. Department of Energy with recommendations for broad deployment of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technologies to achieve an 80 percent reduction in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2050 with sustained economic and employment growth. The Council's findings are based on its latest study, "Low-Carbon Coal: Meeting U.S. Energy, Employment and Carbon Dioxide Emissions Goals with 21st...