Burying a problem

Across the US this summer, states are in an intense bidding war to become the home of FutureGen - the next generation, zero emissions coal gasification plant. The 275 megawatt integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant will produce cleaner burning synthetic fuels (synfuels), as well as capture the hydrogen and carbon it generates in the process. Coal abundant regions across the globe are putting their money on advanced coal gasification technology to generate cleaner power and comply wi