Stand Up, Governors
Jul 21st, 2014
In Washington, the executive branch is overreaching as never before, and Congress seems disinclined to do much to stop the Leviathan. For those who believe in limited government, the last, best hope for resistance appears to be the nation’s governors. They could form a firm line of defense against the administration's most recent attempted power grab: the Environmental Protection Agency’s all-pain, no-gain, back-door cap-and-trade scheme.
National Mining Association: There is a better pathway
Jun 2nd, 2014
Like Americans everywhere, I envision a stronger economy and quality of life for our children and grandchildren. But contrary to the Environmental Protection Agency's extreme approach unveiled Monday, we believe there is a better pathway that moves us toward our environmental goals without raising electricity costs, eliminating thousands of jobs and jeopardizing the reliability of the electric grid.
NMA Calls EPA's Rules for Existing Power Plants a Flawed Approach that Will Raise Rates for Consumers and Businesses; Puts U.S. Electric Grid in Jeopardy
Jun 2nd, 2014
National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn issued the following statement on the unveiling of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed New Source Performance Standard for regulating greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal-based power plants that generate 40 percent of the nation’s electricity:
Cleaner air could mean higher electric bills
May 21st, 2014
NEW YORK - Electricity prices are probably on their way up across much of the U.S. as coal-fired plants, the dominant source of cheap power, shut down in response to environmental regulations and economic forces.
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