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EPA Misleads on Impacts of Carbon Regulations, Collaboration with FERC

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity blasted misleading claims the Environmental Protection Agency recently made about being “closely in contact” with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on the agency’s proposed carbon regulations for existing power plants.

 

ACCCE Launches Get Out the Vote Initiative

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) announced today the launch of a new initiative aimed at promoting voter participation in November’s midterm elections. Created in partnership with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., the campaign encourages voters to learn where their candidates stand on energy issues before heading to the polls.

 

New Study Confirms Major Economic Costs from EPA’s Proposed Carbon Regulations

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Washington, D.C. New analysis from NERA Economic Consulting projects significant negative economic impacts resulting from the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed “Clean Power Plan” to regulate CO2 emissions from existing fossil-fuel power plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act.

 

Sunny Skies for Administrator McCarthy as Americans Given the Cold Shoulder

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Washington, D.C. – In stark contrast to the coal miners who protested outside her agency’s headquarters on Tuesday, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy has had a decidedly sunnier itinerary this week, visiting Los Angeles on Monday and

Brace for Higher Costs, Less Reliable Grid This Winter

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Last winter brought frigid temperatures to many parts of the United States. Electric grid reliability concerns were widespread, and electricity prices surged. With colder months on the horizon, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) expressed its concerns about how diminished coal generation, as a result of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, will impact electricity costs and electric reliability for American consumers.

 

Coal Communities Bring their Message to EPA’s Doorstep

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, current and retired members of the United Mine Workers of America from West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio, will descend on Washington and march to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) headquarters. Having faced their own struggles under President Obama’s costly climate crusade, the miners will deliver a powerful message: EPA’s proposed carbon regulations will leave communities decimated and will devastate the broader U.S. economy.

 

American Coal Unfairly Ignored in President’s Energy Proclamation

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Washington, D.C. – President Obama’s proclamation declaring October “Energy Action Month” cites the United States’ growing energy independence but ignores the primary reason: affordable, abundant, reliable coal. Coal provides nearly 40 percent of America’s electric power, making it the most used feedstock for electricity generation.

 

EPA Administrator McCarthy: Wishing on a Star

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Washington, D.C. – At a Resources for the Future event this morning, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will address critics of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. Unfortunately, her stump speech will carry a familiar tune, failing to provide any real answers about the impacts of her agency’s proposed carbon regulations.

 

Obama Pushes Climate Agenda in Face of Urgent Global Concerns

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Addressing the United Nations today, President Obama will issue yet another executive order as part of his overreaching, “all pain, no gain” Climate Action Plan, which will leave American consumers and businesses paying enormous costs, with no meaningful impact on global greenhouse gas emissions.

 

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