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ACCCE Applauds Supreme Court’s MATS Ruling

Monday, June 29, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity applauds today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in its ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency’s mercury and air toxics standards for power plants.

 

The case examined whether EPA adequately considered costs in determining it was “appropriate and necessary” to regulate air toxics emissions from power units.

ACCCE Continues “Road to 2016” Energy Discussion in Denver

Friday, June 26, 2015

Denver, CO – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity is holding its second energy policy discussion today in Denver, CO in preparation for the 2016 elections. The discussion, hosted by Washington, D.C.-based news outlet RealClearPolitics, will include keynote remarks from presidential contender Carly Fiorina.

 

Today’s event is part of ACCCE’s series, “Powering the Road to 2016,” offering presidential candidates the opportunity to speak on their varying energy platforms.

 

#LightsOrLoMein: The Two-Year Anniversary of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Two years ago today, President Obama announced his Climate Action Plan, a costly, overreaching, politicized agenda that will wreak havoc on American families’ budgets, particularly those who can afford it least. To commemorate the anniversary, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity is delivering fortune cookies that reveal the president’s message to families: You Choose – #LightsOrLoMein.

 

ACCCE Commends Representative Whitfield’s “Ratepayer Protection Act”

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity commends Representative Ed Whitfield (R-KY) for championing “The Ratepayer Protection Act” and encourages its swift passage today through the U.S. House of Representatives.

 

ACCCE Applauds Governor Pence’s Stand for Indiana Families

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity applauded the decision by Indiana Governor Mike Pence to oppose EPA’s overreaching federal carbon regulations. If implemented, EPA’s devastating regulations will increase the cost of energy and decrease the electric reliability for Indiana families and businesses.

 

ACCCE Applauds Senate Oversight on Proposed Carbon Regulations

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity applauds the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety for holding today’s hearing to examine the impacts of rising energy costs on American households, businesses and communities under EPA’s proposed carbon regulations.

 

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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