ACCCE Statement on Trump Nomination for EPA Administrator

By ACCCE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the announcement that Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt will be nominated to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity issued the following statement:

“We are pleased with President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator.  General Pruitt will be a strong advocate for sensible policies that are good for our environment, as well as mindful of the need for affordable and reliable electricity.”

Paul Bailey

Senior Vice President for Policy of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity

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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 35 percent of our power.  By 2018, the coal-based power industry is expected to have invested more than $126 billion to reduce emissions and to use this critical resource more cleanly and efficiently than ever before.

 

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America's PowerJun 6 at 6:45am
See our recent blog: “The Coal Fleet and Grid Resilience”
There have been several articles and such questioning the need for baseload electricity sources, especially coal. We thought you might like to hear the other side of the argument.

http://www.americaspower.org/coal-fleet-grid-resilience/
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