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America's Power Announces Third-Annual "Meet Dale Jr. Contest"

Monday, April 20, 2015

Washington, D.C. – America’s Power announced today the launch of its third-annual “Meet Dale Jr. Contest.” Through its partnership with JR Motorsports, America’s Power is pleased to offer NASCAR fans across the country a chance to meet Dale Earnhardt, Jr. during NASCAR’s championship weekend.

 

Legality of EPA’s Use of Section 111(d) Takes Center Stage

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity lauded the first legal challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency’s overzealous regulation that if implemented will jeopardize America’s access to affordable, reliable electricity. Today’s court proceedings will demonstrate the flawed legal reasoning behind EPA’s assertion that an obscure section of the Clean Air Act can be used to fundamentally alter how electric power is created and consumed in the U.S.

 

Obama Administration Prioritizes Messaging Tactics over Welfare of Americans

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity commended a new investigation exposing the radical and ideologically-based motives of the Obama Administration to erroneously link carbon dioxide emissions with public health concerns.

 

Reminder to Hillary Clinton: Everyday Americans Rely on Coal-Based Electricity

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity reminds Secretary Clinton as she kicks off her campaign that more Americans rely on coal-based electricity to power their homes and workplaces than any other fuel source. Five of the states Mrs. Clinton is traveling through this week on her trip from Chappaqua, NY, to Monticello, IA, use coal to generate more than one third of their electricity according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.

 

Oversight Needed to Stop Dangerous Consequences of EPA Regulations

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity applauded a hearing hosted today by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power outlining the dangerous consequences of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. The hearing examined Representative Ed Whitfield’s (R-KY) draft bill, “Ratepayer Protection Act,” which seeks to protect consumers from increased utility rates and decreased access to reliable electricity associated with EPA’s proposed rule should it become final.

 

ACCCE Kicks Off “Road to 2016” Energy Discussion

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Des Moines, IA – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity hosted its first of six energy policy discussions in the lead-up to the 2016 elections with an event in Des Moines, Iowa, today featuring remarks from three leading presidential contenders. Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA), former Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) and former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) were joined by local Congressman David Young (IA-03) before a crowd of about 150 people.

 

Bloomberg’s Money – Not Well Spent

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity questioned the wisdom of an additional $30 million to the Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal” campaign from Bloomberg Philanthropies, while underscoring the important role coal plays in providing affordable and reliable electricity to millions of Americans and billions of people around the globe.

 

President Obama Travels to Kentucky and Utah: Keeps the Blinders On

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Washington, D.C. – President Obama will travel to Kentucky and Utah today to discuss job growth and the economy. The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity called on the president to come clean about the devastating impacts his climate initiatives will have on these states that generate more than half their electricity supply from coal-fired power generation.

 

ACCCE to EPA: “Tone Deaf, Just Out of Touch or Both?”

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity blasted remarks made by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on Monday in which she cheapened the escalating concern her agency’s Clean Power Plan has generated in communities across the country.

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.

 

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