Pennsylvania, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, Oklahoma and Wyoming have announced plans to establish a regional CO2 transport infrastructure plan by collaborating and leveraging resources.
By Molly Burgess
October 5, 2020
The states signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) last week to solidify their commitments, which they hope will reduce emissions, create jobs and utilise the US’ natural resources.
Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania, said, “My administration is committed to ensuring that we comprehensively address climate change, and that includes taking steps that will protect our environment while investing in our clean energy industries, which provide many Pennsylvanians with quality family-sustaining jobs.”
“This infrastructure plan will continue to invest in those jobs and even create new jobs in emerging energy industries while reducing harmful CO2 emissions.”
Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin, added, “Carbon capture technologies provide a critical component to addressing our climate challenge by providing the means to capture, utilise and store carbon associated with power generation, industrial manufacturing and other carbon intensive operations.”
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