For Immediate Release: May 16, 2013
In response to today's confirmation of Ernest Moniz as U.S. Energy Secretary, ACCCE President and CEO Robert M. "Mike" Duncan released the following statement:
"As America's leading power supplier, the coal industry looks forward to working...
ACCCE COMMENDS SPONSORS OF COAL JOBS PROTECTION ACT
Bill would help address some of the economic problems caused by EPA regulations
WASHINGTON – This week, Senator McConnell, Senator Paul and Congresswoman Capito announced the...
WASHINGTON - The following statement was released today by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity President and CEO Robert M. "Mike" Duncan in advance of President Obama’s State of the Union Address:
"Clean coal is an essential part of our nation’s energy future. As the...
ACCCE to renew sponsorship of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s JR Motorsports at Key Races
WASHINGTON – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today announced the renewed sponsorship of a NASCAR Nationwide Series team, JR Motorsports, the racing operation owned by Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Under the...
WASHINGTON D.C. – America’s working class and those on fixed-‐‑ and lower-‐‑incomes are suffering the most from increases in energy costs, according to a new study released today by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity. The study finds that more than half of U.S. households...
WASHINGTON – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today announced the launch of new ads telling voters that now is the time to stand up to the EPA’s anticoal agenda. The new campaign features three new ads that will air nationally on network and cable television. The ads are a...
Statement from ACCCE President and CEO Mike Duncan
WASHINGTON – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity praised the passage of the “Stop the War on Coal Act of 2012,” which was voted on by the U.S. House of Representatives today. The act combined several existing bills that...
Large Majority Believe EPA Making Decisions Based on Politics, Not Policy
WASHINGTON – Independent and Democratic-leaning voters in the swing states of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia strongly support coal, according to new polling data released today by the American Coalition for Clean Coal...
WASHINGTON – Results of a new analysis show that more than 200 coal-based electric generating units are scheduled to be shut down due, at least in part, to regulations issued by the Environmental Protection Agency. The new analysis released today by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity...
More than 500 state leaders visit Speedway to learn how coal keeps electricity affordable, reliable and increasingly clean
WASHINGTON – An ACCCE-sponsored event featuring JR Motorsports NASCAR drivers Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Cole Whitt drew more than 500 state leaders, delegates and elected...
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia threw out the EPA’s “Cross-State Air Pollution Rule,” finding that the EPA exceeded its statutory authority with the rule. In response to the ruling, ACCCE’s Senior Vice President for Communication Evan Tracey released...
WASHINGTON – Robert M. “Mike” Duncan has been named president and CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, effective Sept. 10.
Duncan brings wide experience in energy policy and business to ACCCE. Working with elected officials at every level and in all political parties, he...
Ad Spotlights Importance of Coal-Fueled Electricity
WASHINGTON – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today announced the launch of a new ad featuring NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. The new campaign will air TV and radio ads nationally.
“In my company, the cars run on...
EPA’s New Source Performance Standards will hurt Virginia and other states that rely on coal
WASHINGTON – The House Subcommittee on Energy and Power today holds a field hearing in Abingdon, Virginia to examine the impact of the EPA’s New Source Performance Standards for greenhouse gas emissions....
WASHINGTON – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity expressed disappointment in today’s vote by the United States Senate against the passage of S. J. Res. 37 that would have disapproved EPA’s Utility Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) regulation. In response, ACCCE...
WASHINGTON – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today urged U.S. Senators to support a resolution to overturn another new EPA regulation that would drive up energy costs unnecessarily and destroy American jobs. Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) is sponsoring S. J. Res. 37, a...
Business, labor and consumer groups, as well as governors, are voicing their support for Senator Inhofe’s resolution to disapprove the EPA’s Utility MACT (or MATS) regulation, a new EPA regulation that will drive up energy costs unnecessarily and destroy American jobs. Business groups...
WASHINGTON – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today unveiled a new web video as a snapshot of how two communities would be irreparably harmed by heavy-handed EPA regulations. The video, Community Power, features the Colorado towns of Nucla and Naturita – communities that depend on...
WASHINGTON – As Governor Mitt Romney visits Craig, Colorado today to discuss how the EPA is hurting American families, American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity Senior Vice President Evan Tracey released the following statement:
“The EPA is using expensive and heavy-handed regulations to...
WASHINGTON – The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity today announced the launch of a new advertising campaign about how the EPA’s heavy-handed regulations have threatened the affordability and reliability of electricity in America. The new campaign will air three TV ads nationally.