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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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Is Coal Making a Comeback

By Betsy Monseu, CEO American Coal Council There is no question that the future is brighter for our nation’s coal industry. Changes in policy, regulations, and markets are contributing to a stronger domestic coal industry. The U.S. economy is growing … Continue reading

29. December 2017 by Terry Headley
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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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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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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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Feds approve Colowyo Coal Mine’s Collom expansion

By Lauren Blair Craig (January 20, 2017) — The Collom expansion at Colowyo Coal Mine received final approval from federal officials, according to a press release from Tri-State Generation & Transmission, Inc. The expansion adds 28 acres to current federal coal leases … Continue reading

24. February 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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An Old Sheridan Coal Mine Shows Signs of Life

Heather Richards Star-Tribune (Feb 13, 2017)  Sheridan County hasn’t experienced active coal mining since the last coal operation ceased in the 1980s, though it was once a booming coal community peppered with company towns. That may soon change. Cloud Peak … 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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