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Letter to DOE: Keep Cutting CCS Funding

After cutting funding for FutureGen, DOE suspends funds for Hydrogen Energy California. Good, now keep going. July 16, 2015 In February, the Green Scissors coalition welcomed the news that the Department of Energy (DOE) had withdrawn funding for theFutureGen 2.0 carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project in Meredosia, Illinois, and urged the department to cut […]

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Letter to DOE: Cut Funding for CCS Projects, Like FutureGen

Dear Secretary Moniz, Good job cutting funds for FutureGen, now let’s take back the $650 million for two other CCS projects. February 25, 2015 The GreenScissors coalition was happy to remove FutureGen 2.0 from our cut list when the Department of Energy (DOE) made the smart move earlier this month to withdraw close to $1 […]

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Green Scissors Coalition Releases New Subsidy Database

On Monday, the Green Scissors Coalition launched a new, interactive database identifying more than $259 billion in environmentally-harmful government waste On Monday, the Green Scissors Coalition launched a new, interactive database identifying more than $259 billion in environmentally-harmful government waste. The group, made up by Friends of the Earth a progressive environmental organization, Taxpayers for […]

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Save money by saving the environment

In a recently published op-ed, Friends of the Earth President Erich Pica and Ryan Alexander, CEO of Taxpayers for Common Sense make the case that we can save the environment by saving money “With our country facing enormous budget deficits, it is more important than ever that Congress and President Obama take stock of our […]

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