“Former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy expressed doubts Wednesday over investing in carbon capture technology, saying that focus should instead be on limiting fossil fuel extraction.
“There’s a lot of new creative thinking about [carbon capture and storage], but the thing we’re not looking at is the fact that you extract the fossil fuels itself is a decision point of emitting significant amounts of methane,” McCarthy said.
“These are challenges for communities both from a health perspective and a climate perspective,” she added.”
Rachel Frazin reports for The Hill February 5, 2020.
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