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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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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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Coal is one of America’s Greatest National Treasures

By Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) Wyoming is America’s largest coal producing state, mining close to 40 percent of the coal consumed by our nation every year. Common estimates give Wyoming close to 145 billion tons of recoverable coal and 1.4 … Continue reading

31. May 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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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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The Coal Rally: The Beginning of the End?

By Ben Levisohn – December 30, 2016 Coal prices had been surging this year, giving a big boost to coal companies. Coal prices, however, have been tumbling the past few days and Axiom Capital’s Gordon Johnson contends we could be witnessing the end … 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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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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