Gov Gordon to chair Western Governor's Association
Governor Gordon Takes Over as Chair of Western Governors’ Association; Makes Carbon Capture His Initiative
July 6, 2023
On June 28, at the close of the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) 2023 Annual Meeting, Governor Mark Gordon was elected by his fellow governors as chairman. As the new Chair, Governor Gordon identified carbon capture utilization and sequestration (CCUS) as his Chair’s Initiative.
Explaining his initiative, Governor Gordon explained, “Our world needs energy and a clean environment–neither is well served if we are not honest about consequences and challenges. Ignoring CCUS as a viable option to decarbonize the grid creates an energy gap. Shuttering coal-fired power plants before...