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ACCCE Joins Partnership for a Better Energy Future

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Multi-Industry Coalition Aimed at Protecting Affordable Energy from Coal

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) today announced that it joined the Partnership for a Better Energy Future (Partnership) to advocate against burdensome EPA regulations that threaten affordable, reliable electricity. The Partnership is comprised of 75 members, including many of the country’s leading industry trade associations as well as groups in 28 states.

What President Obama Won't Say Today in Pittsburgh

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – As part of his post-State of the Union tour, President Obama will visit a U.S. Steel plant in West Mifflin, PA, where he will discuss the economy and job creation, but it is unlikely that the President will discuss the negative impacts of his anti-coal agenda on Pennsylvania families and businesses.


President Obama Disappoints, Misleads on Energy in State of the Union

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Not surprisingly, President Obama failed to come clean with the American people about the devastating impacts of his Climate Action Plan during tonight’s State of the Union address.


Leveling with the American People on Climate Action Plan

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

What President Obama Must Say in his State of the Union


Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) called on President Obama to level with the American people about his Climate Action Plan during the State of the Union address tonight.


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.