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How the Emissions Reduction Fund came to include carbon capture and storage

Freedom of Information documents show that when designing the ERF CCS method, the Clean Energy Regulator consulted almost exclusively with fossil fuel companies and big emitters, while actively excluding independent researchers.

Members of the Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee (ERAC) participated in the CCS method co-design in their industry roles and then advised government as ERAC members on the method they had helped design.

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