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New Study Confirms Major Economic Costs from EPA’s Proposed Carbon Regulations

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Washington, D.C. New analysis from NERA Economic Consulting projects significant negative economic impacts resulting from the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed “Clean Power Plan” to regulate CO2 emissions from existing fossil-fuel power plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act.

 

Sunny Skies for Administrator McCarthy as Americans Given the Cold Shoulder

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Washington, D.C. – In stark contrast to the coal miners who protested outside her agency’s headquarters on Tuesday, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy has had a decidedly sunnier itinerary this week, visiting Los Angeles on Monday and

Brace for Higher Costs, Less Reliable Grid This Winter

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Last winter brought frigid temperatures to many parts of the United States. Electric grid reliability concerns were widespread, and electricity prices surged. With colder months on the horizon, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) expressed its concerns about how diminished coal generation, as a result of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, will impact electricity costs and electric reliability for American consumers.

 

Coal Communities Bring their Message to EPA’s Doorstep

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, current and retired members of the United Mine Workers of America from West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio, will descend on Washington and march to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) headquarters. Having faced their own struggles under President Obama’s costly climate crusade, the miners will deliver a powerful message: EPA’s proposed carbon regulations will leave communities decimated and will devastate the broader U.S. economy.

 

American Coal Unfairly Ignored in President’s Energy Proclamation

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Washington, D.C. – President Obama’s proclamation declaring October “Energy Action Month” cites the United States’ growing energy independence but ignores the primary reason: affordable, abundant, reliable coal. Coal provides nearly 40 percent of America’s electric power, making it the most used feedstock for electricity generation.

 

EPA Administrator McCarthy: Wishing on a Star

Thursday, September 25, 2014

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.

 

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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