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Applauding Senator Blunt's “U.S.-China Greenhouse Gas Agreement Amendment"

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity applauds Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) for championing his “U.S.-China Greenhouse Gas Agreement Amendment” to S.1 and encourages its swift passage.


ICYMI: ACCCE Weighs in on State of the Union

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Tuesday night’s State of the Union address was a missed opportunity by President Obama. Instead of charting America on a course toward a more sound energy and economic future, he employed the same hyperbole and misleading rhetoric in an effort to prop up his disastrous environmental agenda.


The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity provided reaction to the speech and challenged several of the sweeping assertions the president made.


When Will the EPA Administrator Listen to the People Affected by Her Policies?

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Gina McCarthy Winter X Games Infographic


Washington, D.C. – No stranger to tony travel destinations, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is in Aspen, CO, today where she’ll speak at the Winter X Games. As she rubs elbows with professional athletes and enjoys the scenic mountain views, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity reminds Administrator McCarthy that she has yet to visit the people most affected by her policies.


Senate Democrats Favor Political Games over Bipartisan Progress

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Washington, D.C. – As the Senate gears up to pass legislation authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline, Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and his Democratic colleagues have chosen to play political games that distract from the promising bipartisan progress enjoyed by the bill, which promises major economic benefits and widespread job creation.


As Issues Abound, Obama Administration Peddles Sensationalist Climate Data

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Last week, news outlets erroneously reported an inflated and false storyline based on data from NOAA and NASA that 2014 was the hottest year in history. Many of the stories were quickly amended, highlighting the complexity of the climate change debate and the need to present conclusive documentation and facts; not sensationalist rhetoric.


EPA Regulations Leave Americans #ColdInTheDark - ACCCE Launches New Reliability-Themed Campaign

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Today, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity launched a new initiative highlighting the cost and reliability impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulations. The campaign, #ColdInTheDark, represents the future American consumers will face under President Obama’s regulatory regime: less affordable and less reliable electricity, especially during times of critical demand.


ACCCE Applauds House for Targeting Costly Obama Regulations

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 185, the Regulatory Accountability Act, today.


The measure requires federal agencies to more thoroughly weigh the costs of regulations before they are implemented and injects much-needed transparency into the rulemaking process. Industries ranging from telecom to manufacturing to healthcare have all expressed resounding support for the bill, which passed with broad bipartisan backing.


ACCCE Blasts EPA Plans to Finalize Clean Power Plan

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity blasted the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement today that it will finalize by mid-summer 2015 regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from new, existing and modified power units under its Clean Power Plan. The agency also unveiled plans to create a new federal model optional for states to implement under the proposed standards.


ACCCE Applauds the Nomination of Colette Honorable to FERC

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Mike Duncan, president and CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today made the following statement on the pending Senate confirmation of Colette Honorable to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission: