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ACC Issues Statement on Case-Western Study Findings: Study’s Findings Don’t Reflect the Regulatory Reality 

WASHINGTON, DC (October 20, 2016)– A recent analysis by the Great Lakes Energy Institute (GLEI), of Case Western Reserve University, concludes the decline of the nation’s coal industry over the past eight years has been due to market forces and … Continue reading

30. October 2016 by Terry Headley
Categories: American Coal Council, Cap & Trade, carbon, CCP, CCUS, Climate Change, CO2, coal, CPP, Energy, Energy Trading, enviro, EPA, Mercury, Mining, NSPS GHG, Policy, sequestration | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on ACC Issues Statement on Case-Western Study Findings: Study’s Findings Don’t Reflect the Regulatory Reality 

Scientists Accidentally Turned CO2 Into Ethanol

URL: http://energy.gov/articles/scientists-accidentally-turned-co2-ethanol (October 21, 2016) — In a new twist for waste-to-fuel technology, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have developed an electrochemical process that uses tiny spikes of carbon and copper to turn carbon dioxide, a … Continue reading

30. October 2016 by Terry Headley
Categories: carbon, CCS, CCUS, Climate Change, CO2, coal, Emissions, Energy, enviro, Mining, NSPS GHG, Policy, sequestration | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Scientists Accidentally Turned CO2 Into Ethanol

How much coal does the US still have?

11. October 2016 by Terry Headley
Categories: coal, Energy, Mining, Power Generation, Railroads, Utilities | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on How much coal does the US still have?

Rise in ‘met’ coal welcome change

http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/rise-in-met-coal-welcome-change/article_a8c663ca-34b3-51ea-9126-a30e8c50766d.html By Fred Pace, Huntington Herald-Dispatch A recent upturn in the price of metallurgical coal is expected to spark new production and some additional employment in at least one smaller part of the beleaguered Appalachian coal industry. But how long … Continue reading

11. October 2016 by Terry Headley
Categories: American Coal Council, coal, Coal Fundamentals, Coal Prices, Emerging Markets, Export, Mining, steel | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Rise in ‘met’ coal welcome change

CCUS Development About to “Turn the Corner,” Clean Coal Chief Says

http://www.exchangemonitor.com/publication/ghg-daily-monitor/ccus-development-turn-corner-clean-coal-chief-says/ By Abby Harvey, GHG Daily Monitor With three large-scale projects months from operation in the U.S. and a recent reprioritization in the Department of Energy’s coal office, carbon capture utilization and storage is about to have its moment, David … Continue reading

11. October 2016 by Terry Headley
Categories: American Coal Council, carbon, CCS, Climate Change, CO2, coal, Energy, Environment, Mining, Policy, Power Generation, sequestration | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on CCUS Development About to “Turn the Corner,” Clean Coal Chief Says

What’s at Stake: The ‘Clean Power’ Plan and what will be left of our Constitution if the EPA’s plan survives

http://www.wsj.com/articles/clean-power-plays-and-the-last-stand-for-federalism-1474841482 After Congress turned down President Obama’s request to enact a law regulating power plants’ greenhouse-gas emissions, the Environmental Protection Agency turned to the states—not with a request, but with instructions to carry out the president’s energy policy. The EPA’s … Continue reading

27. September 2016 by Terry Headley
Categories: coal, CPP, Energy, EPA, Jobs, Mining, Policy, Power Generation, Utilities | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on What’s at Stake: The ‘Clean Power’ Plan and what will be left of our Constitution if the EPA’s plan survives

Stop Digging the Regulatory Hole Deeper – NMA’s three-step guide for the candidates

In a recent piece, Luke Popovich of NMA appeals to our presidential candidates:   This is an open letter to Mr. Trump and Ms. Clinton. If there’s any good news for coal these days, it’s that you both have promised … Continue reading

24. August 2016 by Ingrid Shumate
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Coal must change its public image to survive

By: Laura Mojonnier, Argus Media   Washington, 11 August 2016 — The US coal sector must rehabilitate its public image and gain bipartisan support for fossil fuels in Congress if a more favorable regulatory environment is ever to be achieved, … Continue reading

19. August 2016 by Ingrid Shumate
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“The Government Should Continue to Opt In, Not Out of the Coal Business”

ACC’s reply to the Bloomberg Editorial Board in response to its opinion piece “The Government Should Get Out of the Coal Business” was not published. We’re sharing it here for our readers. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ “The Government Should Continue to Opt In, … Continue reading

05. August 2016 by Ingrid Shumate
Categories: Energy, Jobs, Marketplace Information, Mining, Power Generation | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on “The Government Should Continue to Opt In, Not Out of the Coal Business”

Andrew Moore, Platts: Coal Supply: Will We Overcorrect?

This article was originally published in Issue 1, 2016 of American Coal magazine – read the full issue (and past issues) on the ACC website by Clicking Here   Coal Supply: Will We Overcorrect? By:  Andrew Moore, Platts According to … Continue reading

26. July 2016 by Ingrid Shumate
Categories: Coal Prices, Energy, Energy Trading, Marketplace Information, Mining, Power Generation | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 comment

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