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EIA Data Confirms Coal Still America’s Dominant Energy Source

Monday, January 27, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Recently released EIA data showed that the amount of electricity being generated by coal grew in the United States in the first 11 months of 2013, when compared to 2012. According to the EIA, nearly 39 percent of U.S. electricity was powered by coal, 28 percent by natural gas and 0.23 percent from solar.

 

PJM Price Spike Demonstrates Need for Clean Coal

Friday, January 24, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Reports that electricity supplier PJM is asking regulators to lift the power price cap because of the high cost of natural gas this winter season joins mounting evidence that the United States needs a diversified energy portfolio, including clean coal, to ensure affordable, reliable electricity.

 

ICYMI: Mike Duncan on SOTU and U.S. Energy Policy

Thursday, January 23, 2014

In a new op-ed published in The Hill today, Mike Duncan, president and CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE), takes aim at the Administration’s assault on coal and details critical concerns that the President must address during his State of the Union address on January 28.

 

Landmark Report Calculates Societal Benefits of Fossil Energy to be at Least 50 Times Greater than Perceived Costs of Carbon

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Benefits outweigh supposed costs by range of 50-1 to 500-1

 

Washington, D.C. – The benefits of fossil fuel energy to society far outweigh the social costs of carbon (SCC) by a magnitude of 50 to 500 times, according to a landmark study‎ released by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) today.

 

EPA Must Come Clean About Dubious Science, True Costs Behind NSPS

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Since the proposal of the draft rule, ACCCE has expressed concerns over both the achievability of EPA’s New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) and the process the EPA used in developing the rule. Today, EPA will have a chance to provide full disclosure about the rule in a teleconference intended to address the many similar concerns voiced by members of its own independent Science Advisory Board (SAB).

 

Nebraska Fights for America's Clean Energy Leadership

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) commended Nebraska for standing up to EPA overreach and fighting for America’s continued clean energy leadership.

 

ACCCE Statement on Senate EPW Hearing & Leader McConnell’s Resolution of Disapproval

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Following the roll-out of President Obama’s climate change plan last year, Capitol Hill lawmakers returned to Washington, D.C. in 2014 with a renewed urgency to halt his destructive agenda.
 

Spending Bill Shows Progress on Energy Issues

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) today applauded several measures included in the bipartisan, bicameral $1.1 trillion spending bill introduced last night.

 

Manchin / Whitfield Bill Curbs Growing EPA Overreach

Monday, January 13, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Through H.R. 3826, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Representative Ed Whitfield (R-KY) have taken an important, bipartisan step in curbing EPA’s regulatory overreach.
 
Their bill, which is expected to be marked up today by the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Energy and Power Subcommittee and voted on tomorrow, outlines critical revisions to the agency’s New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) and creates greater transparency and oversight for EPA’s function more generally.
 

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