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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.

 

ACCCE to EPA in Denver: 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 Denver on its proposed carbon for existing power plants. This will be one of four stops in EPA’s listening tour this week that includes hearings in Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh.

 

ACCCE to Host Mobile Billboard Outside of EPA Public Hearings

Monday, July 28, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) tomorrow will host a mobile billboard outside of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters, where public hearings will be held on the agency’s proposed carbon regulations on existing power plants.

 

ICYMI, Administrator McCarthy: American Consumers, Workers and Businesses Don’t Support Your Regulations

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Washington, D.C. – EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy evaded participation in this week’s public hearings on her agency’s proposed carbon regulations calling into question the sincerity of her desire to hear and understand concerns that Americans have with EPA’s job-killing regulations. Since Administrator McCarthy chose not to participate in any of the public hearings, she missed out on the opportunity to learn firsthand about the widespread concerns Americans expressed at both the hearings and at rallies held in four cities.

 

Sierra Club Peddles False Health Link in Quest to Turn Lights Off on Americans

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The Sierra Club today began a misleading series of radio ads in Pennsylvania and the surrounding region touting a non-existent link between carbon emissions and childhood asthma. The ads began running ahead of a two-day public hearing in Pittsburgh hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on proposed carbon regulations for existing power plants. 

 

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