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Washington, D.C. – At a Resources for the Future event this morning, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will address critics of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. Unfortunately, her stump speech will carry a familiar tune, failing to provide any real answers about the impacts of her agency’s proposed carbon regulations.

 

“Administrator McCarthy must be wishing on a star to compare President Kennedy’s space mission, which had real-world benefits, to President Obama’s climate plan, that will hurt the U.S. economy, cost Americans jobs, and do virtually nothing to impact climate change in any meaningful way,” said Laura Sheehan, senior vice president for communications at the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE). “With other nations pursuing smart, economically viable energy policies, President Obama’s approach makes America the loser when it comes to energy and manufacturing innovation. The Obama Administration’s failure to come clean about the facts, choosing instead to hide behind over-the-top, scare-inducing rhetoric, affirms that we must expose the truth about the proposal’s economic consequences and stop it from moving forward.”

 

A recent Wall Street Journal editorial, discussed Germany’s departure from its costly experiment with overreliance on renewable resources. Germany is now building new coal units after recognizing the need to diversify its energy portfolio. President Obama, however, is charting the opposite path, leading the United States to an overreliance on natural gas and unpredictable, costly renewable energy sources like wind and solar.

 

Despite the billions EPA’s climate proposal would cost American consumers,...

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Obama Pushes Climate Agenda in Face of Urgent Global Concerns

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Addressing the United Nations today, President Obama will issue yet another executive order as part of his overreaching, “all pain, no gain” Climate Action Plan, which will leave American consumers and businesses paying enormous costs, with no meaningful impact on global greenhouse gas emissions.

 

President Obama’s Climate Plan: A Lead No One Wants to Follow

Monday, September 22, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Climate Week kicked off in New York City earlier today, where the Obama Administration was out in full force among its environmentalist friends and allies. In advance of the UN climate talks tomorrow, the administration has tapped key officials and agencies as part of an exhaustive effort to peddle the president’s costly climate plan, even as the issue remains of little importance to the American people.

 

House Hearing Results in Same Old Song and Dance

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The Obama Administration continues to peddle the same misleading rhetoric about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recently proposed carbon regulations, this time in front of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. This morning’s hearing—which, notably, included a brief power failure in the hearing room—focused on scientific and economic analyses of EPA’s proposal.

ACCCE Weighs in on Comment Period Extension

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will extend the public comment period of its Clean Power Plan by an additional 45 days to December 1, 2014.

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