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The Final Clean Power Plan

(Originally published in Issue 2, 2015 American Coal Magazine, pg. 39) EPA’s Carbon IRP Process, State Plan Options, and Implications for 2016 State Legislative Sessions By Raymond L. Gifford, Gregory E. Sopkin and Matthew S. Larson – Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer … Continue reading

10. December 2015 by Jason Hayes
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EPA Clean Power Plan will add $214 Billion to Wholesale Electricity Prices

A new study by Energy Ventures Analysis has found that the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) will add $214 Billion to wholesale electricity prices by 2030. This is the second study this month that has predicted significant new costs for … Continue reading

30. November 2015 by Jason Hayes
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NERA study describes heavy impacts of EPA Clean Power Plan

A new study, published by NERA and available on the AmericasPower.org website is detailing the heavy economic impacts of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan. New analysis from NERA Economic Consulting shows the Environmental Protection Agency’s power plan comes with a hefty … Continue reading

16. November 2015 by Jason Hayes
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Alberta Premiere sets sights on fossil fuels

Premiere of Alberta, Rachel Notely, is promising to “address the issue of coal.” Her plan to reduce carbon emissions will effectively apply a tax on large fossil fuel users, piling further economic burdens to the province of Alberta’s already lagging economy. Premier Rachel … Continue reading

15. November 2015 by Jason Hayes
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Boundary Dam project – proving that coal-fueled energy is clean

This NatGeo article on the Boundary Dam project in Saskatchewan is a good, fast look at one attempt to employ carbon capture and storage technologies as a means of addressing CO2 emissions from coal-fueled energy. Boundary Dam extracts 90 percent of … Continue reading

16. October 2015 by Jason Hayes
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Which is the bigger threat … ISIS or climate?

That anyone could even consider asking this question indicates how far off our priorities have become. SMH Ancient stone temples survive 2,500 years of “climate change”. Wiped out instantly by ISIS. Guess which one admin calls bigger threat. — Stephen … Continue reading

16. October 2015 by Jason Hayes
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And yet still more on divestment

I continue to receive almost weekly requests from reporters who are asking for comment on California passing a law to force their pension plans to divest from coal. To help speed the process, I prepared a statement on the issue and … Continue reading

16. October 2015 by Jason Hayes
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EPA targets coal states with CPP

From the Institute for Energy Research blog “EPA Goes After Coal Generating States in Final Carbon Plan.” President Obama told America in 2008 that “if you want to build a coal plant, you can, but it will bankrupt you.” Now, … Continue reading

17. August 2015 by Jason Hayes
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ACC Statement on EPA Clean Power Plan Regulation

Click here to read the full American Coal Council statement on the EPA’s Final Clean Power Plan Regulation The final Clean Power Plan continues EPA’s execution of President Obama’s legacy climate change agenda. It is a risky, expensive, and misguided … Continue reading

03. August 2015 by Jason Hayes
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CASE STUDY: Public Communication and Collaboration for Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Technology: Acceptance, Education, and Outreach

  Editor’s note: Dr. Brauer presented information on the Richland Community College / Illinois – Industry Carbon Capture and Storage project in the ACC’s May 15th Coal Q&A webcast. Dr Brauer’s presentation was titled “Carbon (Dioxide) Capture and Storage – Public … Continue reading

29. July 2015 by Jason Hayes
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