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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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US Coking Coal Prices Gap up on Tightness in Australia Platts

SOPOT, POLAND (June 6, 2018) – Atlantic Basin coking coal prices lifted higher Tuesday, especially for premium grade material, on renewed tightness in Australia and stronger spot demand to restock in China and India with such grades. A problem with a vessel … Continue reading

21. June 2018 by Terry Headley
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Terry M. Jarrett: Trump Administration Aims to Take Coal High-Tech

By Terry Jarrett Editorial Submission Williamson Daily News Coal is in the news again, thanks to the Trump Administration. But this time there’s a new wrinkle. The administration is aiming for a high-tech approach that could appeal to climate change … Continue reading

21. June 2018 by Terry Headley
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Energy Chief Defends Trump Directive on Coal, Nuclear Plants

By Matthew Daly  AP WASHINGTON (June 4, 2018) – Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Monday defended President Donald Trump’s call to bolster coal-fired and nuclear power plants, saying a rash of plant retirements is “alarming” and poses a looming crisis for … Continue reading

21. June 2018 by Terry Headley
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Coal Rallies to Six-Year High as Heatwave Fires Up China Demand

By Ben Sharples Bloomberg The heat is on in the global coal market. Prices of Newcastle coal are at the highest level since 2012 after surging 24 percent since mid-April to $112.05 a metric ton on Thursday as China maintains … Continue reading

21. June 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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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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July Hampton Roads Coal Exports Rise 3.4% on Month to 2.77m Tons

STAFF REPORTS Platts HOUSTON — Coal exports from terminals in Virginia’s Hampton Roads region totaled 2.77 million st in July, up 3.4% from the prior month and up 61.7% from the year-ago month, according to the Virginia Maritime Association. Exports … Continue reading

28. September 2017 by Terry Headley
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EU Power Generators Warn Plan to Cut Use of Coal May Backfire

STAFF REPORTS Bloomberg NEW YORK — A group representing power generators across the European Union warned that the bloc’s plans to limit the use of coal may backfire, encouraging utilities to seek returns on new fossil-fuel plants instead of putting money … Continue reading

28. September 2017 by Terry Headley
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