Press Room

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.


Obama Administration Launches Media-Driven Offensive on Carbon Rule

Monday, June 2, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Earlier today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed its carbon rule for existing power plants as part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy personally promoted the rule during a speech this morning, making several claims that the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) has long disputed.


ACCCE on Initial Review of 111(d): EPA Carbon Emissions Rule Misses the Mark

Monday, June 2, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) blasted the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) following initial review of today’s proposed rule on greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.  The costly rule, seen by many as the principal tenet of President Obama’s misguided pursuit of a climate legacy, will spur devastating economic impacts including job losses and energy costs.


Obama “Owns” Climate Plan, “Owns” Economic Consequences

Friday, May 30, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Outgoing White House press secretary Jay Carney today said that President Obama “owns” his climate plan, even though the president won’t be present to unveil EPA’s GHG rule for existing generating units this Monday. The president will, however, discuss the rule in his weekly radio address, using the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. as a backdrop to emphasize a commonly exploited White House narrative linking public health effects and air pollution.

ACCCE Responds to EPA Comments on New U.S. Chamber Report

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, Laura Sheehan, senior vice president for communications of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE), responded to EPA’s comments about a report released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce about the economic impacts of EPA’s climate change regulations.


ACCCE Presents Interagency Comments on EPA’s Standards for Existing Power Units

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Last Friday, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) presented its concerns around the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) greenhouse gas rule for existing power plants, set to release on June 2, as part of the interagency comment period process of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).


ACCCE Calls on EPA to Withdraw its Proposed New Source Performance Standards

Friday, May 9, 2014

Washington, D.C. –The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) expressed serious concerns with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units; more commonly referred to as New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), and urged the EPA to withdraw the proposed regulations in comments it submitted to the agency today.


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.