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2014 Coal Market Strategies – Domestic Development Session

Coal Market Strategies

Have you registered for the 2014 Coal Market Strategies Conference in Park City, Utah on August 11 – 13?

During our two-day program, Session I presenters will focus on Domestic Developments.

Coal / Gas Dynamics and Market Implications 2014 and Beyond:

  • What are the domestic coal market implications from the winter’s increased demand and the need for stockpile rebuilding?
  • What are the impacts of changing natural gas demand, supply, storage replenishment, and infrastructure issues on coal markets?

Speaker: Anthony Sweet, Senior Energy Analyst, Bentek Energy, a unit of Platts

Norfolk Southern – Carrying Coal and Optimizing Opportunity:

10. July 2014 by Jason Hayes
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ACC CEO discusses MATS rule

ACC CEO Betsy Monseu was quoted in a recent FoxNews.com article on the EPA’s impending Mercury and Air Toxics Rule (MATS).

EPA’s MATS rules, which go into effect in January 2016, will devastate coal production in America and force many older power plants to close because the cost of retrofitting them will be too high.

Combined with other EPA policies and regulations, Betsy Monseu, CEO of the American Coal Council said, “Starting in about 2012 and continuing to 2020, we’ll have about 60 gigawatts of coal-fired generation coming off-line…and the majority of that will come off in regard to the implementation of MATS in 2015 and 2016.”

12. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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ACC CEO statement at 11-7-13 EPA listening session in DC

Originally posted to the ACC website

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EPA Listening Session Washington, DC November 7, 2013

Monseu Statement (3 minutes)

My name is Betsy Monseu, and I am CEO of the American Coal Council (ACC). The ACC has been in existence for 31 years and represents the collective business interests of the American coal industry. This ranges from mining companies and suppliers, to transportation companies and terminals, to electric utilities and industrial coal consumers, as well as many industry support services providers.

15. November 2013 by Jason Hayes
Categories: Beltway & Beyond, Climate Change, Energy, EPA, Jobs, Marketplace Information, Mining, Policy, Regulation, USA | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

Thoughts on the CEA ‘peak coal’ report

I recently had a call from a reporter at the Boulder Daily Camera. He was seeking comment on a just-published Clean Energy Action (CEA) report that argues American coal production has already peaked and that American coal producers were facing an impending and unavoidable decline.

Rather than 200+ years of reserves, CEA’s authors argue that the United States has as little as twenty years of coal reserves remaining. While I was talking with the reporter, I Googled this group’s name and quickly found that (by their own admission) they were a ad hoc collection of environmental activists with a clearly stated bias against the development and use of fossil fuels. Furthermore, the majority of CEA’s staff write that they have been employed by/consulted for, or have lobbied for the solar industry.

04. November 2013 by Jason Hayes
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ACC Advocacy Alert – October 30, 2013

The ACC sent this email out to over 7,000 emails earlier this morning and we are also adding it to the Coalblog and our other social media outlets. We want to encourage all supporters of the American coal industry to get involved and make their voices heard in the development of new EPA regulations.

You can guarantee that the anti forces are getting out their supporters and we cannot afford to cede the discussion to those who celebrate when American miners, railroad employees, and utility workers lose their jobs.

30. October 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Coal Market Strategies Conference

Registration is now open for the Coal Market Strategies conference – be sure to get registered TODAY!!

Coal Market Strategies - Lake Tahoe, CA - Aug 19-21, 2013

Coal Market Strategies – Lake Tahoe, CA – Aug 19-21, 2013


01. July 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Note to ACC members

We have received reports from ACC members who note that they have been contacted by, or have received invoices from Martonick Publications for advertising services or for a listing in a membership directory.

Please note that the ACC has no business relationship or affiliation with Martonick and IN NO WAY endorses or supports their company or publications.

The ACC has had a publishing relationship with Lester Publications for many years; Lester is our only recognized publishing partner.

We appreciate your continued support of our suite of ACC publications and of Lester Publication’s efforts on our behalf.

10. June 2013 by Jason Hayes
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US coal producers push to grow global footprint


18. March 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Leadership Change Announced ACC CEO Janet Gellici to Depart in May 2013

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1101 Pennsylvania Ave., Ste. 600
Washington,DC 20004
Phone (202) 756-4540
Fax (202) 756-7323

Press Release

Contact: Janet Gellici, CEO
American Coal Council
Ph: (202) 756-4540
E: jgellici@americancoalcouncil.or


8 A.M. EST, February 1, 2013

AMERICAN COAL COUNCIL –  Leadership Change Announced: ACC CEO Janet Gellici to Depart in May 2013

WASHINGTON, DC ~ The Board of Directors of the American Coal Council (ACC) announced today that ACC CEO Janet Gellici will be leaving the Association in mid-May to assume the position of Executive Director of the National Coal Council, an advisory group to the U.S. Secretary of Energy.

01. February 2013 by Jason Hayes
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2012 Coal Market Strategies wrap up

The 2012 Coal Market Strategies Conference held August 20-22 at the Meritage Resort and Spa in sunny and beautiful Napa, CA was a well-received and well-deserved success.

Thanks must first go out to our conference program development committee for the hard work and the excellent selection of conference speakers and diverse range of topics covered. Thank you to:

  • Judy Tanselle, New World Coal Management
  • April Anderson, Black & Veatch
  • Jesse McCabe, BNSF Railway
  • Staci Pierce, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • Janet Gellici, American Coal Council

31. August 2012 by Jason Hayes
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