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In South Texas, opponents say planned natural gas export facility’s carbon capture promises are “greenwashing”

A company planning to build a massive liquefied natural gas export facility near Brownsville says carbon capture technology will reduce its pollution, but some locals say it’s a “Band-Aid on a bullet hole.”

NextDecade claims a gas export terminal near Port Isabel will be the ‘greenest in the world’, but opponents say its carbon capture plans will negate only a tiny fraction of its climate impact.

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