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ACCCE Response to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy's Recent Comments on Coal

Monday, September 23, 2013

Statement from ACCCE Senior Vice President Laura Sheehan
 

Washington, D.C. - The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) issued the following statement today from Laura Sheehan, Senior Vice President for Communications, in response to Administrator McCarthy's insistence today at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast that it is "the economics" of the energy sector - not misguided EPA regulations - that are hurting the industry and millions of American consumers and businesses.
 

ACCCE Responds to the EPA's New Source Performance Standards

Friday, September 20, 2013

Statement from ACCCE President and CEO Robert M. "Mike" Duncan
 

Washington, D.C. - Robert M. "Mike" Duncan, President and CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE), issued the following statement regarding EPA regulations released today:

 

ACCCE Responds to Release of EPA's New Source Performance Standards

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Statement from ACCCE President and CEO Robert M. "Mike" Duncan
 

"The EPA’s proposal confirms the administration is talking out of both sides of its mouth when it comes to meaningful, long-term energy policy.
 

"Despite their talk about an ‘all of the above’ approach to energy, the EPA is banning the construction of modern coal plants resulting in fewer fuel choices in the market. Fewer energy choices could cause American consumers to pay the ultimate price of higher energy bills.
 

ACCCE Statement on Gina McCarthy's Testimony

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Statement from ACCCE Senior Vice President Laura Sheehan

ACCCE Statement on EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy's Testimony

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Washington, D.C. - The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) issued the following statement today from Laura Sheehan, Senior Vice President for Communications:

 

"With EPA regulations set to be released that, if reports are correct, will essentially halt all new coal plants in America and thwart the development of second generation carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, Americans should be reminded of coal’s importance to our future. 

 

Laura Sheehan Named ACCCE Senior Vice President for Communications

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity announced today that Laura Sheehan will be joining the association as senior vice president for communications. Sheehan has worked for prominent Democrats on Capitol Hill and has extensive communications and energy policy experience.

 

“ACCCE is very excited to add a talented leader and communicator like Laura to our team,” said Mike Duncan, ACCCE president & CEO. “Laura’s knowledge and experience will be a great asset as ACCCE continues to preserve and promote coal-based electricity.”

ACCCE Responds to Virginia Gubernatorial Energy Forum: Statement from ACCCE President and CEO Robert M. "Mike" Duncan

Thursday, August 29, 2013

During today’s forum on energy, each of the candidates for Virginia Governor addressed the need for coal as part of Virginia’s energy future.  In response to the forum, ACCCE President and CEO Robert M. “Mike” Duncan issued the following statement:

“Today, Virginians heard about the future of energy and their economy from their candidates for governor.  Both fought to be the pro-coal candidate in the eyes of the voters.

ACCCE President and CEO Mike Duncan's Statement on EPA Administrator's Remarks

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

“It was disappointing to hear the EPA Administrator today tell Americans to 'stop talking about' the job killing potential of new government regulations. The truth is all Americans should be deeply concerned about government policies that put more people out of work and punish families, especially those who can least afford higher energy costs.”

 

Contact: Lisa Camooso Miller

If Obama Continues to Adopt Regulations Coal Power Could Cease to Exist

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Washington, D.C. – In response to President Obama’s remarks today, following is a statement from Robert M. “Mike” Duncan, President and CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE):
 

“This is going to be a legacy issue for the President, a legacy of higher energy costs, lost jobs, and a shattered economy.
 

Coal Must Continue to Be Part of America's Energy Future

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The following is a statement from Robert M. “Mike” Duncan, President and CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE):


“Recent EPA regulations have already taken a harsh toll on coal-fueled electricity.  So far this year, EPA regulations have played a major role in the announced closure of 288 coal plants in 32 states.  This is equivalent to shutting down the entire electricity supply of the state of New York. Further regulation could force even more plant closures.

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