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ACCCE to EPA in Atlanta: Withdraw Costly, Overreaching Carbon Regulations

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today and tomorrow, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a public hearing in Atlanta, GA on its proposed carbon regulations for existing power plants. This will be one of four stops in EPA’s public hearing tour this week that also includes hearings in Denver, Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh.

 

ACCCE to EPA in Pittsburgh: Withdraw Costly, Overreaching Carbon Regulations

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today and tomorrow, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a public hearing in Pittsburgh, PA on its proposed carbon regulations for existing power plants. This will be the final stop in EPA’s nationwide tour, which included hearings earlier this week in Atlanta, Denver and Washington, D.C.

 

ACCCE to EPA in Denver: Withdraw Costly, Overreaching Carbon Regulations

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today and tomorrow, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a public hearing in Denver on its proposed carbon for existing power plants. This will be one of four stops in EPA’s listening tour this week that includes hearings in Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh.

 

ACCCE to Host Mobile Billboard Outside of EPA Public Hearings

Monday, July 28, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) tomorrow will host a mobile billboard outside of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters, where public hearings will be held on the agency’s proposed carbon regulations on existing power plants.

 

ICYMI, Administrator McCarthy: American Consumers, Workers and Businesses Don’t Support Your Regulations

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Washington, D.C. – EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy evaded participation in this week’s public hearings on her agency’s proposed carbon regulations calling into question the sincerity of her desire to hear and understand concerns that Americans have with EPA’s job-killing regulations. Since Administrator McCarthy chose not to participate in any of the public hearings, she missed out on the opportunity to learn firsthand about the widespread concerns Americans expressed at both the hearings and at rallies held in four cities.

 

Sierra Club Peddles False Health Link in Quest to Turn Lights Off on Americans

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The Sierra Club today began a misleading series of radio ads in Pennsylvania and the surrounding region touting a non-existent link between carbon emissions and childhood asthma. The ads began running ahead of a two-day public hearing in Pittsburgh hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on proposed carbon regulations for existing power plants. 

 

EPA Leaves FERC, American People in Dark about Proposed Carbon Regulations

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today’s House Energy and Commerce Committee Energy and Power Subcommittee hearing, which brought together all of the acting Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) commissioners, exposed major concerns about EPA’s proposed carbon regulations from the agency tasked with overseeing electric grid reliability and electricity prices.

ACCCE to EPA in Washington, D.C.: Withdraw Costly, Overreaching Carbon Regulations

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) is participating in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) two-day public hearing in Washington, D.C. that will give the public an opportunity to weigh in on the agency’s proposed carbon regulations. Public hearings are also taking place in Denver, Atlanta and Pittsburgh throughout the week.

 

ACCCE - As Public Hearings Begin, Is EPA Really Listening?

Monday, July 28, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host public hearings this week in Denver, Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh on its proposed carbon regulations. Unfortunately, during EPA’s own conference call previewing the hearings earlier today, Administrator Gina McCarthy demonstrated just how out-of-touch the EPA is with the concerns of American consumers and businesses, leaving us questioning the true purpose and authenticity of the hearings.

 

Irony or Foreshadowing?

Friday, July 25, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) pointed out the irony of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to change the location of its upcoming public hearing in Atlanta on a proposed rule that would significantly hinder—and possibly even end—the nation’s use of affordable, reliable and American coal due to a large-scale power failure.

 

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