Energy Department Approves New Carbon Capture Testing

Law360, New York (November 26, 2012, 3:38 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Energy has thrown its weight behind a new coal power technology it says can capture 90 percent of a power plant's carbon dioxide emissions, part of a nearly $19 million clean coal research project funded by the stimulus law.

The DOE cleared Membrane Technology and Research Inc. last week to conduct a department-sponsored field test of its Polaris membrane system, which uses thin films to contain carbon dioxide emissions from a pulverized coal power plant's flue gas.

As part of the DOE's...
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