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Exposing EPA’s Secret Playbook

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) applauded a new report released today by Senator David Vitter (R-LA). The report probes the role disgraced Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employees John Beale and Robert Brenner played in the development of 1997 air quality standards. The report claims that the two men were instrumental in creating a “playbook” to aid the passage of controversial rules.

 

The White House’s Costly New Climate Website

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, the White House took another step in its climate change fear mongering, announcing a new costly initiative as part of the president’s Climate Action Plan. The new website, climate.data.gov, is intended to help communities prepare for climate change by centralizing data and resources.

 

Experts Demand Answers about Administration’s Carbon Regulations

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Members of the Doctors Caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives are demanding answers about the purported health benefits of the administration’s carbon regulations.

 

U.S. House of Representatives Takes Important Step in Curbing EPA Overreach

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) today commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 3826 “The Electricity Security and Affordability Act.” Representative Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WVA) spearheaded the legislation, which requires greater transparency for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rulemaking process and safeguards against the agency’s overzealous standards for both new and existing power plants.

 

House E&C Hearing Aims to Protect American Consumers

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) applauds the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power for hosting today’s hearing examining threats to power prices and electric reliability. The hearing brings together a diverse group of experts to probe critical issues surrounding the president’s regulatory assault on the power sector and the country’s shift toward an overreliance on natural gas and other less reliable, more costly resources for base-load electricity.

 

The Supreme Court's Opportunity to Curb EPA Overreach

Monday, February 24, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) underscored the high stakes in today’s Supreme Court case: Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA. While the case is just one small piece of President Obama’s climate change initiative, the Court’s decision on the rule’s legality could fundamentally alter America’s economy and competitiveness—for better or worse.

 

What was that you said, Mr. President?

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) criticized remarks made by President Obama at a press conference yesterday in Mexico with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Mexican President Pena Nieto.
 

The president noted that the State Department’s review of the Keystone XL pipeline project was “extensive” and “laborious” because it is “how we make these decisions about something that could potentially have significant impact on America’s national economy and our national interests.”

 

Rising Energy Costs, Declining Household Incomes Shattering American Families' Budgets

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Poorest, Most Vulnerable Paying the Greatest Price

 

Washington, D.C. – A new study, “Energy Cost Impacts on American Families,” confirms that growing family energy costs and declining household incomes are disproportionally impacting families across the country. The study found that overall the poorest, most vulnerable families are more susceptible to energy price increases than families at higher income levels.

 

Billionaire Tom Steyer & Washington Politicos Show How Out-of-Touch they are with Regular Hard-Working Americans

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Climate activist Tom Steyer will host a Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee fundraiser tonight at his home in San Francisco. The invite list is a “who’s who” of high-net-worth individuals and elected officials who have vowed to fight climate change at any cost, including at the expense of hard-working American families and businesses.

 

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