Press Room

Statement on Manchin/Whitfield Legislation and House Energy and Power Subcommittee Hearing

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Statement from Laura Sheehan, Senior Vice President of Communications at the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE):

“ACCCE has long held that EPA regulations are not an effective way to address concerns about global climate change. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Representative Ed Whitfield (R-KY) continue to show that bipartisan leadership on this important issue is possible, even in the face of an Administration recklessly determined to phase out coal.

 

Statement on Secretary of Energy Moniz's Visit to Kemper Energy Facility

Friday, November 8, 2013

Statement from Laura Sheehan, Senior Vice President of Communications at the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE):

“Earlier this summer, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said that coal will be part of ‘our energy future for decades’ and that we must ‘develop, demonstrate, and deploy the technologies to use our abundant fossil fuel resources as cleanly as possible.’
 

Statement on EPA's Washington, D.C. Listening Session

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Statement from Laura Sheehan, Senior Vice President of Communications at the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE):
 

“It is ironic that EPA is hosting one of its listening sessions in Washington, D.C., the capital of our nation that represents the democratic ideals upon which America was founded.
 

MEDIA ADVISORY: ACCCE To Host Mobile Billboard Outside of EPA Listening Session

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, Thursday, November 7, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host one of its 11 nationwide “listening sessions” in Washington, D.C. on forthcoming carbon regulations for existing power plants.
 

The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity’s (ACCCE) Lisa Miller will be outside of EPA headquarters, the listening session site, to provide interviews to the media.
 

Gina McCarthy Continues Empty Rhetoric on EPA Listening Session Tour

Monday, November 4, 2013

Statement from Laura Sheehan, Senior Vice President of Communications at the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE):

“Gina McCarthy should stop pandering with decrees like ‘it is EPA’s moral obligation to fight climate change’ and start telling Americans who stand to lose from her agency’s regulations how exactly these ‘commonsense standards…will help put Americans back to work, spark clean energy innovation and save families and businesses on energy costs.’

 

President Obama Leaves World’s Poor in the Dark

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Statement from Laura Sheehan, Senior Vice President of Communications at the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE):

“Following the lead of its colleagues at the EPA, the Treasury Department’s decision to halt public financing of coal projects overseas makes it clear the President not only wants to raise electricity prices for Americans here at home, but he also wants the poor of the world to live in perpetual darkness.

 

ACCCE Commends Senator Joe Manchin (WV) on Receiving Washington Coal Club's Achievement Award

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Statement from Robert “Mike” Duncan, President & CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE):

 

“Senator Joe Manchin has been a tireless advocate for coal families and communities throughout his tenure in the Senate and as West Virginia’s Governor. Senator Manchin recognizes the critical role coal plays in powering America’s energy needs affordably and reliably. Every day, Senator Manchin strives to work across party lines to ensure coal continues to fuel economic growth and provide energy security.

 

ACCCE Encourages EPA to Consider Social & Economic Consequences of Carbon Regulations at Atlanta "Listening Session"

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Washington, D.C. – Today in Atlanta, GA, the Environmental Protection Agency will hold its first public “listening session” on forthcoming carbon regulations. The listening sessions, part of an 11-city nationwide tour, are purported to give members of the public an opportunity to provide input as the agency crafts carbon regulations for existing power plants.

 

ACCCE Responds to End Of Government Shutdown

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Statement from Robert “Mike” Duncan, President & CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE):


“Before EPA shut off the lights at the outset of the government shutdown, the agency hastily released a schedule of proposed listening sessions on forthcoming regulations for existing power plants.

ACCCE Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Rule on EPA Climate Regulations

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Statement from Laura Sheehan, Senior Vice President of Communications for the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE):


“Today, the Supreme Court took an important step by agreeing to review one aspect of EPA’s regulations for greenhouse gas emissions.
 

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