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ACCCE Weighs in on Comment Period Extension

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will extend the public comment period of its Clean Power Plan by an additional 45 days to December 1, 2014.

Concerns Mounting over EPA’s Costly Regulations

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) applauded the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power for hosting today’s hearing to examine challenges states face in complying with EPA’s proposed carbon regulations. The hearing features six public utility commissioners and documented the many issues associated with EPA’s proposal, including threats to their economies and electric reliability.

 

EPA and NRDC: Undeniable Bedfellows

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) commended a new investigation exploring the relationship between the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), launched yesterday by House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa and Senate Environment and Public Works ranking member David Vitter.

 

West Virginia, Kentucky AGs Stand Up to EPA Overreach

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Washington, D.C.– The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) applauded Attorneys General Jack Conway (D-KY) and Patrick Morrisey (R-WV) for their continued leadership in standing up to EPA’s overreaching proposed carbon regulations.

 

EPA Must Provide Answers about Rulemaking Analysis

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) added its voice to growing criticism about the lack of transparency at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and applauded U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) for demanding action in a letter sent to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy yesterday.

Tom Steyer Preaches to the Masses from his High Horse

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer once again reminded us just how elitist and out-of-touch he really is at a conference hosted by the American Renewable Energy Institute in Aspen, CO today. Espousing the need to reach everyday people with his climate message, he noted that “super-sophisticated people” already recognize and have taken action to address the issue and implied that the “99.5 percent of the people whose lives are very busy and complicated and pressing” apparently lack the sophistication to understand climate change at all.

More Scandals Confirm Mismanagement, Lack of Transparency at EPA

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Earlier this week, dozens of inspectors general wrote a letter to Congress blasting the lack of transparency at EPA and other agencies, citing numerous instances where they were denied timely access to critical documents and other information while conducting investigations.

As Americans Struggle at Home, President Obama Pledges Millions to Bring Climate Agenda to Africa

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Washington, D.C. – At this week’s U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit, President Obama pledged to boost annual U.S. spending for his Power Africa initiative to $300 million in order to bring electricity access to 60 million homes and businesses across sub-Saharan Africa through “clean energy” and infrastructure development programs.

ACCCE to EPA in Atlanta: Withdraw Costly, Overreaching Carbon Regulations

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today and tomorrow, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a public hearing in Atlanta, GA on its proposed carbon regulations for existing power plants. This will be one of four stops in EPA’s public hearing tour this week that also includes hearings in Denver, Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh.

 

ACCCE to EPA in Pittsburgh: Withdraw Costly, Overreaching Carbon Regulations

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today and tomorrow, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a public hearing in Pittsburgh, PA on its proposed carbon regulations for existing power plants. This will be the final stop in EPA’s nationwide tour, which included hearings earlier this week in Atlanta, Denver and Washington, D.C.

 

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