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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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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 Terry Headley
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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 Terry Headley
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ACC Releases Comments on Stream Protection Rule Release

 WASHINGTON, DC (12.21.2016) – The American Coal Council (ACC) strongly opposes the Department of the Interior’s December 19th decision to issue its stream rule, following years in the regulatory pipeline amid widespread concerns from the coal industry, states, and other … Continue reading

21. December 2016 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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Trump can ax the Clean Power Plan by executive order

URL: http://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-can-ax-the-clean-power-plan-by-executive-order-1479679923 Wall Street Journal, David B. Rickin Jr. and Andrew M. Grossman, 11/20/2016 President Obama pledged to wield a pen and phone during his second term rather than engage with Congress. The slew of executive orders, enforcement memorandums, regulations … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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These 5 EPA regulations could be the first in Trump’s crosshairs

URL: http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/04/pres-trump-could-blow-up-these-5-epa-regs/ The Daily Caller, Andrew Follett, 12/4/2016 President-elect Donald Trump could eliminate these five Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations some studies have labeled as “job-killers” that do little for the environment. Under President Barack Obama, the EPA made individual … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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Dems, Greens gear up for fight against Trump EPA Pick

URL: http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/309288-dems-greens-gear-up-for-fight-against-trump-epa-pick The Hill, Devin Henry, 12/7/2016 The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity said it was “pleased” with Pruitt. “General Pruitt will be a strong advocate for sensible policies that are good for our environment, as well as mindful of … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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Pruitt Will Support Coal Jobs

URL: http://www.4-traders.com/news/Daines-Pruitt-Will-Support-Coal-Jobs–23518297/ 4-Traders.com, Steve Daines, 12/7/2016 U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement on Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator: ‘I greatly appreciate the leadership Attorney … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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