Photo: Clean Coal? New Technology Buries Greenhouse Emissions



An artist's rendering depicts a zero-emissions coal-fired power plant currently being developed in the U.S.

The ten-year project aims to integrate all existing clean-coal technologies, including a process that converts coal into gaseous fuel and a system to capture the fuel's carbon dioxide emissions.

Illustration courtesy U.S. Department of Energy


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