Letter to DOE: Keep Cutting CCS Funding

After cutting funding for FutureGen, DOE suspends funds for Hydrogen Energy California. Good, now keep going.

July 16, 2015

In February, the Green Scissors coalition welcomed the news that the Department of Energy (DOE) had withdrawn funding for theFutureGen 2.0 carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project in Meredosia, Illinois, and urged the department to cut funding for other CCS projects. We were pleased to see, therefore, that DOE suspended its funding for the Hydrogen Energy California (HECA) project, another proposed CSS plant, last week. Green Scissors sent a letter to DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz applauding the decision and urging the department to take the next step of cutting all its support for unviable CCS technology.

The full text of the letter is below and available for download here.