Bloomberg Law
Nov. 17, 2021, 10:30 AM

Cash-Infused Carbon Capture Office Expands DOE’s Climate Mission

Daniel Moore
Daniel Moore

The Biden administration has revived and rebranded the Energy Department’s fossil energy office to take a fresh approach at advancing beleaguered carbon technology, backed by billions of dollars approved by Congress and mid-century climate goals.

The Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management will link carbon capture, transportation, storage, long-term monitoring, and environmental justice into one comprehensive carbon strategy that is tied to climate goals, DOE officials said. So far, it’s unveiled a new mission statement, tapped carbon experts to fill top posts, created a division to study carbon dioxide pipelines, pledged to advance carbon dioxide removal from the atmosphere, ...

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