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EPA’s Secret Science: Putting an End to the Agency’s Deceptive Practices

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) applauded the House Science Committee for passing the “Secret Science Reform Act of 2014” earlier today. The bill will require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make public the data used to craft all of its proposed regulations.

 

ICYMI: New ACCCE Infographics Take Aim at EPA Myth Making

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) released new infographics challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) unfounded claims in its proposed regulations for carbon emissions from existing power units, released on June 2.

 

Each ACCCE infographic counters a “myth” in the EPA’s rule 111(d) with the facts on issues such as global climate change; health effects of carbon emissions; energy prices; and jobs.

 

SCOTUS Takes Aim at EPA’s Massive Mission Creep

Monday, June 23, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) is encouraged by today’s Supreme Court ruling in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA. Although the Court only addressed a narrow part of the case, the ruling is an important, albeit small, step in limiting the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to work outside of the bounds of the intention and scope of the Clean Air Act in their effort to regulate carbon emissions from existing coal power plants.

 

Readying for a Fight: U.S. House Hosts First Hearing on EPA Carbon Rule

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power today asks Assistant Administrator of EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation Janet McCabe EPA to level with the American people about the serious consequences of the Administration’s new carbon regulations. The subcommittee’s chairman, Representative Ed Whitfield (R-KY), said last week that he expects “a lot of pushback, a lot of hearings and a lot of lawsuits” related to the rule, and is taking an important step in carrying out that promise.

EPA Makes it Official: Costly Carbon Rule Hits the Books

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its proposed carbon emission standards for existing power plants in the Federal Register, marking the beginning of a 120-day public comment period.

Obama Stands Alone on International Climate Vision

Friday, June 13, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) once again questioned President Obama’s claims about America’s global leadership on climate change, as it appears that his unilateral efforts have been nothing short of a tough and unsuccessful sell to the international community.

 

The One-Sided Climate Conversation

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Washington, D.C. – President Obama continued his propaganda blitz to sell EPA’s new carbon regulations, appearing on Showtime’s docu-drama “Years of Living Dangerously” last night. Interviewed by noted climate activist Thomas Friedman, the president made it clear that there was no room for disagreement or opposition to his climate agenda.

New Paper: Six Major Myths about EPA’s Proposed Carbon Regulations

Monday, June 9, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) released a new paper challenging claims that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made about its proposed carbon regulations. The paper highlights six common “myths” and presents counterpointed “facts.”

 

More White House Myths on EPA Carbon Regulations

Friday, June 6, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) condemned a new White House report, released today, which once again erroneously links climate change with diseases and public health concerns. The Obama Administration is using a bait-and-switch tactic in its effort to promote EPA’s new carbon regulations, claiming its proposal will prevent asthma and heart attacks.

 

EPA Once Again Picks Energy Winners and Losers

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Washington, D.C. – EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy once again is undermining claims both she and President Obama have made about the administration’s support of an “all of the above” energy approach. Today, she will tour Calpine Corp.’s Garrison Energy Center in Dover, DE, with Governor Jack Markell in an effort to promote the role natural gas will play as part of EPA’s greenhouse gas rule.

 

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