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National Coal Council Approves Report for U.S. Secretary of Energy

“Power Reset: Optimizing the Existing U.S. Coal Fleet to Ensure a Reliable and Resilient Power Grid” National Coal Council WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 3, 2018) – Calling abundant, affordable and diverse domestic energy the underpin of economic prosperity, members of the … Continue reading

12. October 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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New Dept. of Energy Study Shows True Extent of Coal Mining’s Job and Economic Contribution

By Roger Bezdek, for the U.S. Department of Energy (WASHINGTON) – The U.S. coal industry is distressed, and the fate of U.S. coal mining regions and jobs figured prominently in the 2016 Presidential election. EIA forecasts that coal will continue … Continue reading

20. October 2017 by Terry Headley
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Senior policy adviser tells coal sector EPA is here to help

 By  Taylor Kuykendall A coal sector that has spent much of the past eight years criticizing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Obama administration welcomed an official with the Trump administration at an industry event May 4. EPA Senior … Continue reading

06. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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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 Terry Headley
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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 Terry Headley
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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 Terry Headley
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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 Terry Headley
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The Not-So-Dormant Commerce Clause and Coal-Based Electricity

By Paul M. Seby & Matthew B. Miller There is no doubt that coal-based electricity is currently faced with enormous challenges—both at the national level, with the flurry of federal regulations aimed at the coal industry, and at the state … Continue reading

12. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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US coal shows strength after production increased 6.6% from 2015

https://www.snl.com/InteractiveX/article.aspx?CDID=A-38515950-11566&KPLT=4 SNL, 11/29/2016 According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, total U.S. coal production for the week ended Nov. 19 picked up 6.6% year over year to 17.2 million tons, from 16.2 million tons during the same period … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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