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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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US DOE to grant $36m for carbon capture research projects

Staff Writer Energy Business Review                                                                        … Continue reading

28. September 2017 by Terry Headley
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The left’s misleading green jobs claims: Renewable energy workers produce relatively little power

By H. Sterling Burnett Washington Examiner One of the main reasons President Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris climate agreement is the treaty is a “bad deal for America.” Among many other problems, it would cost a significant number of jobs. … Continue reading

03. August 2017 by Terry Headley
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EPA planning ‘inside the fence’ replacement for Clean Power Plan

By Annalee Armstrong and Taylor Kuykendall SNL WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency appears set to replace the broadly scoped Clean Power Plan with a narrower rule requiring generators to make plant-specific thermal efficiency improvements to coal-fired facilities, according to a former … Continue reading

03. August 2017 by Terry Headley
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Clean coal has hit a speedbump, but it remains essential

By William F. Shughart II  Washington Examiner                                                                                                                     The Kemper County, Miss., power plant, once heralded as the future of clean coal, has become the poster child for its struggles. Over-budget and mired in technical problems, the Southern Company, Kemper’s builder, … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by Terry Headley
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Whitewashing the Impact of Regulations on Coal

By Dan Byers US Chamber of Commerce The War on Coal is well and truly over, but a peculiar debate over its impact lingers on. Revisionist history is central to this debate, with some folks now suggesting that the coal … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by Terry Headley
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New GE Innovation Center to Showcase latest Technologies of Coal-fired Steam Power Plants

  By Diarmaid Williams International Digital Editor KING GEORGE, VA. (COAL AGE) —GE Power (NYSE: GE) today announced plans to convert its 242 MW coal-fired Birchwood Power facility in King George, Virginia, US into a Steam Plant Services Innovation Center. … Continue reading

31. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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Trump readies slew of new orders targeting EPA

By JOHN SICILIANO Washington Examiner (2/21/17) President Trump is planning to issue executive orders this week to begin rolling back the centerpiece of President Obama‘s climate change agenda with several other regulations. Trump is expected to soon issue the orders … Continue reading

23. February 2017 by Terry Headley
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Scott Pruitt’s Back-to-Basics Agenda for the EPA

By KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL, NEW YORK — (Feb. 17, 2017) Republican presidents tend to nominate one of two types of administrator to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. The first is the centrist—think Christie Todd Whitman (2001-03)—who might be equally at home in a Democratic … Continue reading

23. February 2017 by Terry Headley
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Without Clean Power Plan, coal dominates US power generation until 2032

By JUDY HISLOP  WASHINGTON, DC (February 14, 2017) – The mix of fuels used to generate electricity in the United States has changed in response to differences in the expected cost of fuels and electricity-generating technology costs and their deployment, … Continue reading

23. February 2017 by Terry Headley
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