ACCCE Statement on EPA’s Illegal Carbon Emission Rule to be Published in Federal Register

By ACCCE

Washington, D.C. – Mike Duncan, president and CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, today issued the following statement in response to news reports the Environmental Protection Agency’s will publish the Clean Power Plan rule in the Federal Register on Friday, October 23, 2015.

“With this action, EPA is finally opening the floodgates for litigation against its deeply flawed, illegal carbon rule. Officials preparing for the upcoming climate change talks in Paris should take note of the widespread opposition from policymakers and elected officials across the Unites States who are working overtime to protect their constituents, state economies and the nation as a whole from the President’s reckless pursuit of his climate legacy. We are hopeful they will be successful and that the courts act quickly and decisively to quash this illegal rule.”

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America's PowerMar 3 at 7:57am
A bill moving through the North Dakota legislature, SB 2314 on the Senate side, would call for a study on the state’s future energy supply. Some legislators, like Senator Jessica Unruh (R-33), have called for action to “level the playing field,” as subsidies in the state for wind power often causes operators to favor those sources. Coal power provides the reliable baseload electricity that North Dakota needs, read our thoughts on the bill and North Dakota’s energy future here: http://www.americaspower.org/north-dakota-recognizes-importance-coal-fueled-baseload-electricity/
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