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The ACC’s Tomorrow’s Leadership Council (TLC) is designed to advance and vest executive talent in the coal industry. TLC is an annual program designed to provide a meaningful opportunity for up-and-coming executives to enhance their industry knowledge and networks through … Continue reading
Early today (January 13th, 2011), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked Arch Coal’s Section 404 permit for the Mingo Logan Spruce Number One Surface Mine. This drastic and unprecedented action has quite rightly engendered broad bipartisan and energy industry condemnation. … Continue reading
Proposed EPA regulations to limit the recycling and beneficial use of CCPs (coal combustion products) could have some frightening implications for our economy and environment. CCP recycling and use currently provides $6.4 – $11.4 in annual economic benefits, significant environmental … Continue reading
Congratulations to Janet Gellici, CEO of the American Coal Council on her recent election as Vice President for 2010 of the Washington Coal Club. More information on the election and the Washington Coal Club is available on the ACC website. … Continue reading
The American Coal Council and the Women’s Mining Coalition are pleased to provide a link to author Jill Tietjen’s website www.herstoryatimeline.com. Jill’s site is dedicated to the recently published Harper Collins edition, “Her Story: A Timeline of Women Who Changed … Continue reading
The Democrat Herald has a good editorial describing just how badly the latest Sierra Club anti-coal push misses the mark. Hasso Hering, (the author) describes how simple things like the fact that there’s no coal at Oregon State University appear … Continue reading
A new face in Kansas politics is bringing bipartisan solutions to difficult problems. Rather than simply falling back on strict anti-coal ideologies, Kansas’ new governor, Mark Parkinson, has worked with energy producers to end a protracted legal dispute over the state’s energy future.
Janet Gellici, CAE – Chief Executive Officer – American Coal Council
Welcome to the inaugural newsletter column – From the Beltway & Beyond. In each future issue of the ACC’s Members’ Update, I’ll be reporting to you on recent noteworthy activities in which I’m participating in fulfillment of ACC’s two core objectives to:
- Enhance the business, marketing & management capabilities of our members.
- Advocate for coal as an economic, abundant/secure & environmentally sound fuel source.
While my activities don’t quite rival those of Buzz Lightyear’s “To Infinity & Beyond”, they certainly do involve many meetings and events inside Washington, D.C.’s infamous beltway and beyond. In May, for example, my DC-based activities included: