Western Governors Association Supports Carbon Capture and the USE IT Act

February 26, 2019 | Legislation

The Western Governors Association (WGA) is promoting the development of carbon capture, utilization and storage in advance of a Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee hearing on Wednesday, February 27 on the USE IT Act.

In a letter to Senate EPW Committee leadership dated February 21, 2019, WGA Executive Director Jim Ogsbury wrote: “The United States has the opportunity to continue global leadership in carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) research and technology development. Western Governors support federal policies that promote the development and deployment of CCUS.” Click here to read the letter in full.

The WGA has also posted links to past statements in support of carbon capture and the USE IT Act on their website. Click here to read them.