In the latest move to tackle climate change by US federal policy makers, the Global CCS Institute welcomes the release of the 2020 Climate Crisis Action Plan.
GlobalData has reported that coal-based electricity generation has fallen to its lowest level in the US, representing a 23.5% share in the generation mix.
The National Mining Association has recently offered its support for Senator John Barrasso’s ‘Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Fee Reauthorization Act of 2020.’
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased American voter concerns about the security of our domestic supply chain, and about voters’ own household bills, according to polling conducted by Morning Consult for the National Mining Association.
As part of its critical energy and supply infrastructure, Peabody mines continue to support coal-fuelled electric power generation and essential steelmaking.
The US Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy has recently announced up to US$131 million for carbon capture, utilisation, and storage research and development projects.
According to a Rystad Energy analysis, the decline in coal use for energy in the US has been much quicker than what the country has anticipated for several years.
The US Department of Energy has recently announced plans to provide up to US$22 million for research aimed at achieving breakthroughs in the efforts to capture carbon dioxide directly from ambient air.
The National Mining Association has applauded the Department of Homeland Security for reiterating that mining is included in its list of 16 critical infrastructure sectors.
The US Department of Energy has selected a project to receive US$1.5 million for near-zero water consumption at power plants.