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ACC Statement on EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule

WASHINGTON, DC, August 21, 2018– The American Coal Council appreciates the administration’s continuing focus on regulatory reform, and EPA’s proposal to replace the prior administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) with the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule announced today is another big … Continue reading

21. August 2018 by Terry Headley
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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
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Scientists Accidentally Discover Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol

http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/green-tech/a23417/convert-co2-into-ethanol/?src=socialflowFB Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help avert climate change. Their findings were published in the journal ChemistrySelect. [Go here for … Continue reading

20. October 2016 by Terry Headley
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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
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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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DOE completes first year of large-scale CO2 injection testing

The DOE is reporting success after completing the first year of testing in its research on carbon dioxide capture and storage in large saline aquifers. The test is studying the feasibility of capturing CO2 from an industrial source and storing … Continue reading

04. December 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Pardon us if we don’t believe you

A new Politico.com article may have inadvertently let a post-election cat out of the bag. “Uttered in 2008, still haunting Obama in 2012” looks at the political fallout suffered by the Obama campaign when then-candidate Obama gave an unguarded comment … Continue reading

06. April 2012 by Jason Hayes
Categories: CCT, CSAPR, Election 2012, Environment, EPA, Government resources, Jobs, Marketplace Information, Mining, Policy, Regulation, sequestration, Stream Buffer Zone Rule, Utilities | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Pardon us if we don’t believe you

An “all of the above” energy policy – it’s just words.

On March 27th, the EPA released its Clean Air Act standard for greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants. This rule will effectively require that all new coal-fueled generation meet emissions standards of new natural gas generation technologies. As noted … Continue reading

04. April 2012 by Jason Hayes
Categories: carbon, CCS, Election 2012, Energy, Environment, EPA, Jobs, Marketplace Information, Policy, Power Generation, Regulation, sequestration, transmission, USA, Utilities | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Here we go again

I just had an interesting contact from a reporter at an environmentally-themed government publication. The reporter was asking for my comment on a new NRDC report that lists the 20 “most toxic” states in the union. I won’t link to … Continue reading

15. August 2011 by Jason Hayes
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