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AMERICAN COAL COUNCIL WELCOMES CONFIRMATION OF SCOTT PRUITT AS EPA CHIEF

WASHINGTON, DC (February 17, 2017) – Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed today as the new Chief Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The American Coal Council welcomes the confirmation of Mr. Pruitt. In his capacity as Oklahoma … Continue reading

17. February 2017 by ACC
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ACC Applauds Action on Stream Rule

WASHINGTON, DC  (February 3, 2017)– The congressional action this week to strike down the “Stream Protection Rule” issued December 19, 2016 by the Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement is a welcome step in the … Continue reading

06. February 2017 by ACC
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Correcting the Record:

What the Media Says — “Coal-fired power plants do not use clean coal technology.” The Reality – There are 16 clean coal technologies being used today by the U.S. coal fleet. These include wet and dry scrubbers to reduce SO2 emissions, selective … Continue reading

03. January 2017 by ACC
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Outlook 2017: Themes to watch in 2017 for the Asia thermal coal market

Perth (Platts)–29 Dec 2016 Volatility is the watchword for the thermal coal market in 2017 following a turbulent 2016 when Beijing’s self-imposed production constraints fueled a massive rise in thermal coal prices right across the Asian seaborne market in the … Continue reading

03. January 2017 by ACC
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Rick Perry Might Convert the Department of Energy Into an Energy Leader

Rod Adams, December 28, 2016 President-Elect Trump’s choice of Rick Perry to run the Department of Energy is good news for people who believe–or want to believe–that the federal government’s Department of Energy was formed at the end of the 1970s because … Continue reading

03. January 2017 by ACC
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Can Any Branch of Government Oversee the EPA?

William Yeatman, December 28, 2016 A foundational principle behind the structure of the U.S. government, as provided by the Constitution, is that human beings are power hungry. In separating the powers inherent to government and also empowering each branch with … Continue reading

03. January 2017 by ACC
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Dems, Greens gear up for fight against Trump EPA Pick

URL: http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/309288-dems-greens-gear-up-for-fight-against-trump-epa-pick The Hill, Devin Henry, 12/7/2016 The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity said it was “pleased” with Pruitt. “General Pruitt will be a strong advocate for sensible policies that are good for our environment, as well as mindful of … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by ACC
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Pruitt Will Support Coal Jobs

URL: http://www.4-traders.com/news/Daines-Pruitt-Will-Support-Coal-Jobs–23518297/ 4-Traders.com, Steve Daines, 12/7/2016 U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement on Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator: ‘I greatly appreciate the leadership Attorney … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by ACC
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Don’t call it a comeback: Regulatory relief matters

URL: http://www.energyxxi.org/trump-and-coal-dont-call-it-comeback-regulatory-relief-matters-immensely Institute for 21st Century Energy (US Chamber of Commerce), N/A, 12/2/2016 Among the countless issues and story lines that drove the historic 2016 presidential election, few if any drew a more striking contrast than the Trump and Clinton … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by ACC
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After the Election: What Coal Needs Most

Energy and Environment Monitor, M. Shane Harvey and Jackson Kelly, (11/28/2016) Energy and Environment Monitor, M. Shane Harvey and Jackson Kelly, (11/28/2016) URL: http://eem.jacksonkelly.com/2016/11/after-the-election-what-coal-needs-most.html My colleagues and I have the privilege of working with coal operators every day in the … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by ACC
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