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New Web Video Spotlights Communities Threatened By EPA Regulations

WASHINGTON – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today unveiled a new web video as a snapshot of how two communities would be irreparably harmed by heavy-handed EPA regulations. The video, Community Power, features the Colorado towns of Nucla and Naturita – communities that depend on jobs from a nearby coal mine and coal-fueled power plant for their communities’ livelihood.

EPA's Expensive and Heavy Handed Regulations Hurt American Families

WASHINGTON – As Governor Mitt Romney visits Craig, Colorado today to discuss how the EPA is hurting American families, American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity Senior Vice President Evan Tracey released the following statement:

New ACCCE Ad Campaign: Now Is Not The Time To Add 'Pain At The Plug' To 'Pain At The Pump'

WASHINGTON – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today announced the launch of a new advertising campaign about how the EPA’s heavy-handed regulations have threatened the affordability and reliability of electricity in America.  The new campaign will air three TV ads nationally.

New Web Video Looks At President Obama’s History With Coal

WASHINGTON – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today unveiled a new web video contrasting President Obama’s campaign rhetoric on coal with the record of the Obama EPA, which is seeking to regulate coal out of existence in the United States.
“The President used to say the right things about coal, now millions of Americans need him to do the right things about coal,” said Evan Tracey, Senior Vice President, Communications of ACCCE.  “Democrats and Republicans should agree that coal is critical to keeping electricity affordable and reliable.” 

After Criticism, Obama Campaign Site Finally Adds "Clean Coal" To Its Energy Plan

WASHINGTON – After facing criticism from Members of Congress this week over omitting coal from the “all of the above” energy strategy on his campaign website, the Obama campaign last night finally added “clean coal” to the site. In response, Senior Vice President for Communications of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity Evan Tracey released the following statement:

Clean Coal Campaign Teams with NASCAR

ACCCE to Sponsor Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s JR Motorsports at Key Races

WASHINGTON – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today announced its first-ever sponsorship of a NASCAR team, JR Motorsports, the management company and racing operation for Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Under the sponsorship, JR Motorsports cars will feature ACCCE logos, and members of the race team will be working with ACCCE to inform and educate Americans about the importance of coal and clean coal technology.

New EPA Regulations are the Latest Attempt to Shutter America’s Coal Industry

ACCCE Responds to EPA’s New Source Performance Standards WASHINGTON – The following statement was released today by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity President and CEO Steve Miller in response to the EPA’s proposed New Source Performance Standards for greenhouse gas emissions: “Unfortunately, the EPA continues to ignore the real impact their rules will have on American families and businesses by driving up energy prices and destroying jobs. “This is another, in a series of new regulations, written by EPA to prevent the U.S.

ACCCE Urges Close Look at EPA's Expensive, Job Destroying Regulation

Hearing draws attention to EPA’s Utility MACT regulation as a contributing factor in coal plant closings

WASHINGTON – As the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety holds a hearing to review EPA’s Utility MACT rule, President and CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity Steve Miller released the following statement:

New ‘Beyond Coal’ Ad Campaign Seeks to Move America Beyond Prosperity

WASHINGTON – In response to the new Sierra Club and National Resources Defense Council’s seven-figure ad campaign supporting expensive new EPA rules, ACCCE Senior Vice President of Communications Evan Tracey released the following statement: “In their enthusiasm to embrace new EPA regulations—the most expensive ever written for electric utilities—and move America ‘beyond coal’, the Sierra Club and NRDC refuse to acknowledge that these rules would move America beyond jobs, beyond prosperity, and beyond global competitiveness.

ACCCE President Miller to Retire

Will Depart After 17 Years at Helm

WASHINGTON – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Stephen L. Miller, will retire later this year, after more than 17 years as head of the organization.

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