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A Framework for the Development of Clean Coal

A joint response from Campaign to Protect Rural England and Protect Kent to the Department of Energy and Climate Change consulation

Development of Clean Coal Development of Clean Coal

CPRE's response supports the development of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) as an interim technology, but not at the expense of investment in more sustainable renewable energy. We are concerned that new coal extraction will accelerate before CCS technology is available, diverting funds away from wave, tidal and offshore wind power, and commiting the UK to dirty coal for the next 40 years.

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