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Never Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good Story

By America’s Power June 25, 2020 The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) released a report falsely accusing electric utilities of harming ratepayers.  UCS alleges that harm is caused by utilities deciding on their own when to turn coal-fired electric generating units … Continue reading

06. July 2020 by ACC
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US FERC Commissioner McNamee won’t seek new term, adding pressure for nominations

Washington — US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission member Bernard McNamee will not seek another term after his expires at the end of June, potentially adding pressure on the White House to advance more nominees to maintain a quorum and a Republican … Continue reading

26. January 2020 by ACC
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Coal Mine’s Closure Leaves Hopi, Navajo Homes Without Heat This Winter

Phoenix — The Kayenta coal mine in northeastern Arizona shut down last year, along with the power plant it supplied. Coal from that mine used to light up Las Vegas and Los Angeles and supply the electricity to pump water … Continue reading

26. January 2020 by ACC
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Will ACE Prove More Resilient than the CPP?

  By TERRY JARRETT The controversy continues over the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) years-long attempt to regulate carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from coal-fired power plants. The question is, can the agency’s latest effort withstand legal scrutiny? The EPA’s quest to … Continue reading

02. July 2019 by ACC
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Climate Hysterics Skyrocket

Increasingly absurd disaster rhetoric is consistently contradicted by climate and weather reality Paul Driessen Call it climate one-upmanship. It seems everyone has to outdo previous climate chaos rhetoric. The “climate crisis” is the “existential threat of our time,” Speaker Nancy … Continue reading

07. February 2019 by ACC
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Is Coal Making a Comeback

By Betsy Monseu, CEO American Coal Council There is no question that the future is brighter for our nation’s coal industry. Changes in policy, regulations, and markets are contributing to a stronger domestic coal industry. The U.S. economy is growing … Continue reading

29. December 2017 by ACC
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American Coal Council Statement on DOE Report on Electric Markets and Reliability

WASHINGTON, DC  (August 24, 2017) – The Department of Energy staff report to Secretary Rick Perry provides a comprehensive view of the evolution and current status of the U.S. electricity marketplace and offers some important policy considerations to support grid … Continue reading

24. August 2017 by ACC
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Could carbon capturing make ‘clean coal’ a reality?

WASHINGTON, DC — Coal is still very much at the center of the debate on the future of energy. For some, the holy grail is a new type of technology that captures some coal carbon emissions. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien … Continue reading

28. June 2017 by ACC
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Watch this ruling: It could affect coal and climate reviews across the West

By Stewart Leavenworth Belleville News-Democrat WASHINGTON — Any day now, a federal appeals court in Denver is expected to rule on a case with major repercussions for coal mining on western public lands, one that could potentially affect other energy … Continue reading

28. June 2017 by ACC
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WV engineering firm receives grant to study rare earth elements in coal

By CHARLES BOOTHE Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, Va. — A Bluefield, WV engineering firm has received a $1 million federal grant for a research project. Marshall Miller & Associates (MM&A) was awarded the grant by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), … Continue reading

28. June 2017 by ACC
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