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Texas Carbon-Capture Plant Leans In To Trump's 'Clean Coal' Vow

The Petra Nova carbon capture system at NRG’s W.A. Parish coal power plant near Sugar Land, Texas. (Florian Martin/Houston Public Media)
The Petra Nova carbon capture system at NRG’s W.A. Parish coal power plant near Sugar Land, Texas. (Florian Martin/Houston Public Media)

President Trump has been trying to make good on his campaign promise to end what he calls his predecessor’s “war on coal,” vowing to make so-called “clean coal” plants that reduce carbon emissions a reality.

One example of that is a first-of-its-kind project at a plant in Texas, which began operating this year. Florian Martin ( @Florian_News887) from  Here & Now contributor Houston Public Media reports.

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