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Real Energy Expert Destroys John Oliver’s Ignorant, Profanity-Laced Rant About Coal

By Rich Trzuzpec Brietbart Last month, HBO funnyman John Oliver spent an episode of his show Last Week Tonight delivering a profanity-laced rant demonizing coal, coal-energy advocates, and presidents of the United States who don coal-miner hard-hats. He did so following the … Continue reading

03. August 2017 by ACC
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America’s Next Energy Crisis

By Charles McConnell Forbes Some disasters arise unexpectedly, like an earthquake or massive storm. Others seem inevitable. Who didn’t see the 2008 financial crisis coming? In hindsight, most of us. In reality, most crises that seem inevitable after the fact … Continue reading

03. August 2017 by ACC
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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 ACC
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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 ACC
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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 ACC
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U.S. coal exports have increased over the past six months

Coal exports for the first quarter of 2017 were 58% higher than in the same quarter last year, with steam coal exports increasing by 6 million short tons (MMst) and metallurgical coal exports increasing by 2 MMst. Most of these … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by ACC
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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 ACC
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Wyoming Leaders Look at Investing $1.5 million in Coal Research

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming business leaders are recommending investing a $1.5 million grant in a proposed coal research facility. The Wyoming Business Council made the recommendation for the grant for a research facility on alternative uses for coal in northeast … Continue reading

31. May 2017 by ACC
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ACC Spring Coal Forum: ‘Optimism pervades U.S. Coal Industry Amid Fewer Regulations: Forum’

Platts – (March 8, 2017) Clearwater, FL — Optimism pervaded the coal industry Wednesday as it gathered at the American Coal Council’s Spring Coal Forum in Clearwater, Florida, as the early days of the Trump administration have brought regulatory relief for an … Continue reading

05. April 2017 by ACC
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PRESIDENT TRUMP DELIVERS ON ANOTHER CAMPAIGN PROMISE

WASHINGTON, DC  (March 28, 2017)– With the signing of an Executive Order, President Trump delivered on his pledge to help coal by lifting energy restrictions and canceling job-killing regulations. The remarks by President Trump and key members of his cabinet … Continue reading

29. March 2017 by ACC
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