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ACCCE Applauds Senate Budget Amendments Designed to Reign in EPA’s Unruly Regulatory Agenda

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity applauded a number of amendments introduced as part of the Senate’s debate on the 2016 fiscal year budget resolution that would keep in check overreaching greenhouse gas regulations set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency as part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. Following a series of debates on the floor of the Senate this week, the Chamber is set to vote today on the annual resolution that would fund the government over a 10-year period.

 

ICYMI - ACCCE Responds to Factually Incorrect Washington Post Article

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity released a statement this week responding to a March 13, 2015 article by The Washington Post Fact Checker.

ACCCE Responds to The Washington Post Fact Checker

Monday, March 23, 2015

Washington, D.C. – On March 13, 2015, The Washington Post Fact Checker published an article by Michelle Ye Hee Lee on analysis conducted by NERA Economic Consulting as well as recent remarks made by Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.

ACCCE Submits Comments on EPA’s Ozone Rule

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Washington, D.C. – In comments submitted yesterday to the federal docket, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity urged the Environmental Protection Agency to retain its current ambient air quality standard for ozone. EPA is set to finalize its decision on the regulation by October 1, 2015.

 

Obama Stumbles Once Again on Families’ Interests

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity blasted remarks made by President Obama in a new interview with Vice News on Monday, March 16, 2015. Speaking on climate change, the president described the issue as a ‘serious and immediate threat’.

 

House E&C Probes Legality and Cost Concerns of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity applauded the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power for hosting today’s hearing examining a number of legal and cost issues associated with the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.

 

DOE Travels to Fantasyland; Releases New Wind Report

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity chuckled at a new report released today by the Department of Energy setting unrealistic expectations on the future of the United States’ electricity supply from wind power generation. The report includes mobilization of efforts and investments to expand wind-based power generation to meet 20 percent of the United States’ electricity supply by 2030 and 35 percent by 2050.

 

EPA Puts on Comedic Performance at FERC Technical Conference

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Washington, D.C. – During the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s second technical workshop examining implications of EPA’s Clean Power Plan in Washington, D.C. today, Acting Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation Janet McCabe opted to bypass meaningful discussion and instead mocked threatening reliability issues of the agency’s proposed rule.

State Opposition Continues to Mount against EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity applauded the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works for hosting today’s hearing examining states’ viewpoints on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.

ACCCE Calls on FERC to Stand Up to EPA

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – the independent agency charged with protecting the reliability of our nation’s energy transmission system – will hold a second regional conference in Washington, D.C., today as part of its series of technical workshops studying the effect EPA’s Clean Power Plan will have on electric reliability, wholesale electric markets and operations and energy infrastructure.

 

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