Press Room

EPA Administrator McCarthy Jets to Costa Rica; Turns Her Back on Fellow Americans

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) blasted EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, who has once again chosen state dinners and photo ops over visiting communities here in the United States that are being shattered by her agency’s regulations.


More Climate Change Scare Tactics from the Obama Administration

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Washington, D.C. – In its release of the National Climate Assessment today, the White House again resorted to unsubstantiated scare tactics and hyperbole instead of engaging in a serious discussion about the costs and long-term economic consequences posed by rash federal regulations.


EPA Caught Politicizing America’s Energy Security

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) blasted the Obama Administration for once again misleading the American people about its politicized environmental agenda. Contrary to claims made by administration officials, the delay in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) rule appearing on the Federal Register was not a backlog at the Federal Register, as claimed by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, but rather a deliberate 66-day delay by EPA political appointees in filing the rule.


Supreme Court Cross-State Air Pollution Ruling Will Cost Jobs, Hurt U.S. Economy

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The Supreme Court made a dangerous and costly ruling today by upholding the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), which a lower court struck down earlier this year. The rule limits air pollution that drifts downwind and is yet another element of President Obama’s misguided Climate Action Plan.


America’s Power Offers Fans a Chance to Meet Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (April 23, 2014) – America’s Power, the country’s leading coal advocacy group, launched a new contest giving fans a chance to meet America’s favorite NASCAR driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and to attend the NASCAR Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series races in Homestead, Fla. this November.


Gina McCarthy Pays Lip Service to Coal States during Earth Week

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Washington, D.C. – EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is visiting communities across the country in honor of Earth Week, but most of her stops are staged media events with the same environmental groups that have long supported her agency’s climate change agenda.


EPA Scores another Victory, American Consumers Pay the Price

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit earlier today upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) mercury and air toxics (MATS) standards for power plants. Due in part to regulations like MATS, almost 300 coal-fueled generating units in 33 states have announced they will be shutting down, costing the electricity sector roughly $200 billion in compliance costs and destroying at least 544,000 jobs.

What’s Missing from Today’s Senate ENR Hearing: the Real Reliability Debate

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) commended the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources for its interest in electric grid reliability concerns, the topic of this morning’s hearing: “Keeping the lights on – Are we doing enough to ensure the reliability and security of the U.S. electric grid?”

Janet McCabe: Another Dangerous Player in President Obama’s Climate Crusade

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) expressed major concerns over Janet McCabe’s nomination to head the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Air and Radiation. The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing on her confirmation today.


Darren Bearson Joins the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity

Monday, April 7, 2014
Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) announced today that Darren Bearson has joined the trade association as senior vice president of state affairs. Darren brings a wealth of knowledge and experience managing multi-state campaigns in more than 30 states and has wide-ranging expertise in politics, policy and grassroots engagement.