Chemical Makers Mixed on U.S. Stimulus Package

Sissell, Kara
February 2009
Chemical Week;2/16/2009, Vol. 171 Issue 5, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the view of the chemical industry on the $787-billion stimulus package in the U.S. Industry says incentives for carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies are needed if the U.S. is to have a workable climate change strategy that does not drive up the cost of natural gas. The American Chemistry Council (ACC) asserts that a $17 billion investment in CCS is needed over the next 25 years in order to avoid a $1 trillion reduction in economic growth by 2050.


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