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ACC Statement on Impending Withdrawal of EPA’s Power Plan

WASHINGTON, DC, October 9, 2017– The American Coal Council welcomes the announcement by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt that he plans to sign a proposed rule on Tuesday “to withdraw the so-called Clean Power Plan” previously issued under the Obama administration.  … Continue reading

09. October 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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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
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A renewable fantasy

This July 6th WSJ editorial on the fantasy of relying on renewable energy is a must read. Here’s a few good quotes from the article to get you started. Recently Bill Gates explained in an interview with the Financial Times why … Continue reading

24. July 2015 by Jason Hayes
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Administration releasing plans for 3,415 additional regulations

This Daily Caller article describes how the Obama administration has picked the last few hours remaining before the Thanksgiving holiday to release the updated federal Unified Agenda. The DC article describes the document as, the Obama administration’s regulatory road map … Continue reading

24. November 2014 by Jason Hayes
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“I’m scared to death for our country”

Roberty Murray, Chairman and CEO of Murray Energy took part in a eye-opening interview on Neil Cavuto’s show on Fox Business. He didn’t hold back for a second, saying that the impending EPA regulations were a “total and dangerous takeover” … Continue reading

20. June 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Feeling overregulated?

If you wonder why the coal industry–and our entire economy–is lagging right now, one of the chief reasons is the cost for business to comply with federal regulations. This post by the US Chamber of Commerce is an eye opener. Working … Continue reading

01. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Leaked Sierra Club docs show $150 million to spend on attacking coal

Leaked Sierra Club documents reveal the “green” group’s plans for their massive multi-million dollar “Beyond Coal” campaign. The confidential document shows that the group planned to spend $150 million dollars just attacking coal jobs and forcing energy prices higher. “…we … Continue reading

27. March 2014 by Jason Hayes
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EPA regs will harm U.S. manufacturing

Here’s a link to a new Heritage Foundation report on the impacts anti-coal EPA regs will have on American manufacturing capacity. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) forthcoming climate change regulations for new and existing electricity generating units have been appropriately … Continue reading

26. March 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Connecticut raising energy prices

Connecticut only used coal for 7.9% of its energy in 2009. Not surprisingly, it has the highest electricity rates in the continental U.S., at almost 16 cents per KWh. That is almost 60% higher than the national average (of 10 … Continue reading

20. March 2013 by Jason Hayes
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