Strange bedfellows file FOIA request to IRS on “Clean Coal” subsidy

For immediate release: August 9, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Green Scissors — a coalition of free-market, taxpayer and environmental groups — announced today it has filed a request under the federal Freedom of Information Act seeking Internal Revenue Service records on the 45Q tax credit for carbon capture and sequestration. Created by the Emergency Economic […]

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Time runs out on “Clean Coal” myth in Texas

For immediate release: July 14, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal support for the long-troubled carbon capture and sequestration plant proposed for Penwell, Texas is set to come to an end when the U.S. Department of Energy’s cooperative agreement with the Texas Clean Energy Project — or TCEP — expires at midnight tonight. Green Scissors, a […]

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Strange bedfellows urge Hatch, Wyden to reject CCS subsidies

For immediate release: June 21, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. —Green Scissors, a coalition of free market, taxpayer, and environmental groups, sent a letter to Finance Committee Chairman Orin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), calling on them to reject new tax credits for carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). As the July 15 deadline for reauthorization […]

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