"The coal treatment has been lauded by industry backers as 'clean coal,' and American companies have reaped billions over the past several years through the tax credit program. But Reuters and Resources for the Future found that the refined coal did not meet mercury, nitrogen oxide and sulfur dioxide limits required for the tax program."
Clean Coal's Dirty Laundry
POLITICO's Morning Energy newsletter references RFF research on the issues surrounding the refined coal tax credit.
Media Highlight from POLITICO — March 16, 2021