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ACCCE to FERC in Denver: Stand Up for Coloradans; Stand Up to EPA

Wednesday, February 25, 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 host a conference in Denver today to hear from stakeholders their serious reliability and affordability concerns associated with the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.

 

The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity called on FERC to stand up to EPA and protect Colorado families and businesses from escalating electricity costs and cascading power outages.

ACCCE Demands Transparency from EPA’s Gina McCarthy at House E&C Hearing

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy will testify today before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Energy and Power Subcommittee on EPA’s 2016 budget. The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity slammed EPA’s misguided priorities which values its budget well above the budget of families throughout America.

 

Keystone Veto Typifies Obama Environmental Legacy

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity criticized President Obama for vetoing the Congressional bill authorizing Keystone XL, a commonsense energy project that enjoys bipartisan and broad public support.

 

FERC Technical Conferences: Will EPA Even Listen?

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today called on the Environmental Protection Agency to heed the warnings of independent grid operators, elected officials and utility regulators across the country, who have raised serious concerns about the reliability of the nation’s electric grid if states are forced to comply with the agency’s Clean Power Plan.

 

MEDIA ADVISORY – ACCCE Warns NARUC, FERC: Clean Power Plan Will Leave Americans #ColdInTheDark

Monday, February 16, 2015

Washington, D.C. – This week, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity will have a presence at the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners’ Winter Meeting and the first Federal Energy Regulatory Commission technical conference on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. ACCCE will host a mobile billboard outside of the NARUC conference on Tuesday, February 17 and on Thursday, February 19 outside of FERC headquarters.

Fossil Fuel Energy: Powering America’s Past, Present and Future

Friday, February 13, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today underscored the critical role fossil fuels play in providing affordable, reliable power to billions around the globe, while highlighting the consequences that would result from divestment in fossil fuels.

 

EPA: Turning the Lights Out on American Families

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity released a new video today educating people about the dangerous consequences associated with the Environmental Protection Agency’s so-called Clean Power Plan. The video features a family’s trek through a winter storm to discover the source of widespread power outages.

 

The True Threat to America’s Security? Obama Climate Change Regulations

Friday, February 6, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The Obama Administration’s outlandish hyperbole is on display once again today in its National Security Strategy. In the report, the administration calls climate change an “urgent and growing threat to our national security,” alongside ISIS, public health crises and other pressing security concerns. The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity challenged the administration’s contention and reminded President Obama that it is in fact his own climate change regulations that pose a threat to America’s security.

 

FutureGen Close-Out Reveals President Obama’s Hypocrisy Towards Clean Coal Technology

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity blasted the Department of Energy’s close-out notice for FutureGen 2.0, which was issued despite the Environmental Protection Agency specifically citing Future Gen 2.0 as an advanced-stage model in the agency’s New Source Performance Standards rule.

ACCCE Condemns 2016 Fiscal Year Budget

Monday, February 2, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity condemned President Obama’s 2016 Fiscal Year budget for prioritizing his politicized environmental policies at the expense of American families and businesses.

 

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