What About Those Plans for Clean Coal?

Hours after President Bush called for continued development of clean coal and carbon sequestration technologies, Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman cancelled the FutureGen project based in Mattoon, Illinois. FutureGen is (was) a low emission coal gasification project that the Bush administration has supported for the last five years.

The decision has understandably raised the ire of congressman and state legislators from the state who have expressed “no confidence” in Bodman’s competence, judgment, or motives.

And the beat goes on… 

Sources and Further Reading
Plenty Magazine
News-Gazette
Cnet.com

 

Thomas Schueneman
Thomas Schuenemanhttps://tdsenvironmentalmedia.com
Tom is the founder and managing editor of GlobalWarmingisReal.com and the PlanetWatch Group. His work appears in Triple Pundit, Slate, Cleantechnia, Planetsave, Earth911, and several other sustainability-focused publications. Tom is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists.

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