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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.

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. 


EPA Leaves FERC, American People in Dark about Proposed Carbon Regulations

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today’s House Energy and Commerce Committee Energy and Power Subcommittee hearing, which brought together all of the acting Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) commissioners, exposed major concerns about EPA’s proposed carbon regulations from the agency tasked with overseeing electric grid reliability and electricity prices.

ACCCE to EPA in Washington, D.C.: Withdraw Costly, Overreaching Carbon Regulations

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) is participating in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) two-day public hearing in Washington, D.C. that will give the public an opportunity to weigh in on the agency’s proposed carbon regulations. Public hearings are also taking place in Denver, Atlanta and Pittsburgh throughout the week.


ACCCE - As Public Hearings Begin, Is EPA Really Listening?

Monday, July 28, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host public hearings this week in Denver, Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh on its proposed carbon regulations. Unfortunately, during EPA’s own conference call previewing the hearings earlier today, Administrator Gina McCarthy demonstrated just how out-of-touch the EPA is with the concerns of American consumers and businesses, leaving us questioning the true purpose and authenticity of the hearings.


Irony or Foreshadowing?

Friday, July 25, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) pointed out the irony of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to change the location of its upcoming public hearing in Atlanta on a proposed rule that would significantly hinder—and possibly even end—the nation’s use of affordable, reliable and American coal due to a large-scale power failure.