Clean Coal: Is Carbon Sequestration Coming to Pa.?

June 18, 2009
Todd D. Kantorczyk
The Legal Intelligencer

The potential stakes associated with clean coal technology are evidenced by the intensity of the media campaigns launched by various interested parties. On one side, there is the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, whose members include various industrial concerns, producing ads that emphasize that coal-fired power plants provide 50 percent of the electricity consumed in the United States, and thus clean coal technology is the key to addressing climate change without disastrous economic consequences. On the other side, you have the "Reality Coalition," whose members include various environmental groups, challenging the viability of clean coal through a satirical ad where a salesman sprays a "clean coal" product through a suburban home leaving all of its occupants covered in soot.

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