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Washington, D.C. – Mike Duncan, president and CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity’s issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s release of the final version of EPA’s Clean Power Plan.

 

“With the release of the final carbon regulation, the President once again demonstrated his lack of empathy for hard working Americans across the country who first and foremost wish to secure a robust economic future. Instead of putting their priorities first, the President shamefully put his political legacy first.”

 

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The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity is a partnership of the industries involved in producing electricity from coal. Coal, an abundant and affordable American energy resource, provides nearly 40 percent of our power. By 2017, the coal-based power industry will have invested more than $142 billion to develop technologies to use this critical resource more cleanly and efficiently than ever before.

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Senate Republicans Stand Up for Hard Working Families

Friday, June 19, 2015

 

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity applaud the Republican members of the Senate Appropriations Committee who stood up to protect low and middle income families in a closely watched committee vote yesterday on the 2016 Interior and EPA spending bill.

 

Millions of Families Forced to Choose between Energy and Other Necessities Including Food, Housing and Health

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today released a new report “Energy Cost Impacts on Families” that details the plight of American households who are significantly harmed by rising energy costs.

 

Fossil Fuel Energy: Integral to Domestic and Global Success

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity questioned the logic behind yesterday’s Group of Seven announcement that member countries will seek to eliminate fossil fuel use by the year 2100. More than 80 percent of today’s global energy production comes from fossil fuels and, importantly, will continue to be essential in providing affordable, reliable energy to families and communities around the globe.

 

ACCCE Responds to Circuit Court’s Ruling on Murray/West Virginia Challenge to EPA Overreach

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity expressed regret at today’s decision by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals regarding EPA’s soon-to-be finalized carbon regulations for existing power plants. The ruling impacted two separate lawsuits that challenged the legality of EPA’s proposed rules. The suits were brought by Murray Energy Corporation and a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general from 15 states, led by West Virginia.

 

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