A landmark bill has been introduced in the US to boost carbon capture infrastructure.
US Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.) and US Representatives Marc Veasey (D-Texas) and David McKinley (R-W.Va.) yesterday (17th March) unveiled the Storing CO2 and Lower Emissions (SCALE) Act.
Set to provide the federal support needed to kick-start a CO2 transport and storage infrastructure build-out over the next decade, the SCALE Act has ambitious targets to “get the US back on track”.
Thought to create more than 13,000 jobs per year, the bill will help develop carbon capture and storage (CCS) infrastructure as a critical means of reducing emissions of CO2, while creating regional economic opportunities.
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