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Washington, D.C. – Mike Duncan, president and CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today made the following statement on the pending Senate confirmation of Colette Honorable to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission:

 

“Colette Honorable has a solid record and is adept at engaging with groups across the spectrum to create meaningful, working relationships to foster commonsense solutions to complex energy issues. Such collaboration will be invaluable at FERC. We look forward to working with Ms. Honorable and hope that if she is confirmed as a FERC commissioner, she will continue advocating for coal-based electricity and stand up to EPA’s regulatory assault on the power sector.”

 

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ACCCE Celebrates National Miners Day by Encouraging Americans to #ThankAMiner

Friday, December 5, 2014

Washington, D.C. – In honor of National Miners Day on December 6, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity launched the #ThankAMiner initiative, giving Americans the opportunity to thank the men and women who provide affordable, reliable electricity from coal to homes and businesses across the country. Through the initiative, supporters share personal well wishes and notes of thanks by uploading messages and photos to www.ThankAMiner.org.

 

What They Are Saying: Public Comments on EPA Proposed Carbon Regulations

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

December 3, 2014

 

Monday was the deadline for filing public comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon regulations for existing power plants.

 

EPA’s proposal has received significant criticism from major utility heads, grid operators, energy experts and state officials, who have raised concerns about the rule’s negative impact on electric reliability and the staggering electricity cost increases it will cause.

 

Excerpts of comments submitted include:

Alabama 

ACCCE Calls on EPA to Withdraw Costly Carbon Proposal

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Washington, D.C. – In comments submitted yesterday to the federal docket, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity called on the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw its deeply flawed proposed rule on carbon emissions from existing power plants.

 

Hillary Clinton Can Continue to be the Voice of Reason on Coal-Powered Electricity

Monday, December 1, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Hillary Clinton will be the featured speaker at the League of Conservation Voters’ annual dinner in New York City tonight. With all eyes on the 2016 presidential field, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity is reminding Mrs. Clinton about the support she showed for coal during her presidential bid in 2008.

 

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