House Energy Independence and Global Warming Committee

The Future of Coal Under Carbon Cap and Trade

2172 Rayburn
Thu, 06 Sep 2007 13:30:00 GMT

As Congress turns its eye toward global warming legislation this fall, Chairman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming will host Governor Dave Freudenthal of Wyoming, the CEO of American Electric Power, and other experts for a hearing exploring how to maintain coal as part of the energy mix for America and the world, while avoiding dangerous global warming. Chairman Markey and the rest of the Select Committee will learn about advanced coal technologies like carbon capture and storage, and how a framework for cutting emissions could affect the development and deployment of this technology and the future of coal-fired power plants.

  • Governor Dave Freudenthal, Wyoming
  • Michael Morris, Chairman and CEO, American Electric Power
  • Carl Bauer, Director, Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory
  • David Hawkins, Director, Natural Resources Defense Council’s Climate Center
  • Robert Sussman, Partner, Latham & Watkins, LLP
  • Stuart Dalton, Director for the Generation Sector, Electric Power Research Institute

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