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10 Sep, 2015, 20:00 ET Pennsylvania Coal Industry Targeted With Continued Onslaught Of Federal Regulations

At a federal hearing on the proposed Stream Protection Rule in Pittsburgh on Thursday, the U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and...


22 Oct, 2014, 20:20 ET The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance Praises Lawmakers For The Passage Of The Greenhouse Gas Regulation Implementation Act

 The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (PCA), along with labor, businesses and electric ratepayers statewide praise Gov. Corbett for signing into law...


27 Jun, 2014, 11:34 ET PA Coal Alliance: Proposed emission standards would harm economy without improving environment

 Although touted by proponents as a flexible and achievable way to curb carbon emissions, recently proposed federal power plant emission...


02 Jun, 2014, 14:12 ET PA Coal Alliance cites cost and reliability concerns with proposed emission standards

The U.S. EPA's proposed emission standards for existing coal-fired power plants would drive up electricity costs and threaten the reliability of...


05 May, 2014, 15:41 ET Pennsylvania Coal Alliance files comments regarding proposed federal carbon emission standards

 The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency today in response to proposed emission standards...


28 Apr, 2014, 14:13 ET Pennsylvania Coal Alliance releases economic impact report

 The coal industry supports more than 36,000 jobs across all sectors of Pennsylvania's economy and contributes more than $4 billion per year...


05 Feb, 2014, 14:00 ET PA Coal Alliance: Study proves need for energy policy examination

 A state-based study showing that increasing energy costs are straining the budgets of lower and middle-income Pennsylvanians underlines the...


28 Jan, 2014, 13:59 ET PA Coal Alliance calls for hearings on power supply problems

 As consumers brace for considerably higher electric bills in the coming weeks, the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance called for legislative hearings...


21 Jan, 2014, 14:54 ET PA Coal Alliance lauds Governor Corbett's energy plan

 The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance enthusiastically endorsed Gov. Tom Corbett's energy plan as a comprehensive approach that capitalizes on the...


08 Jan, 2014, 12:33 ET PA Coal Alliance reacts to EPA carbon emission proposal

 The following statement was issued today by John Pippy, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance: "The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's...


08 Nov, 2013, 14:49 ET PA Coal Alliance calls for flexibility in setting emission standards

The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance today called for federal regulators to allow states some flexibility in developing emission standards in order to...


29 Oct, 2013, 14:00 ET PA Coal Alliance: Sensible energy and emission policies can leverage U.S. competitive advantage

Coal's affordability and reliability as an energy source, coupled with American emission reduction technology, could give the U.S. a significant...


20 Sep, 2013, 13:37 ET PA Coal Alliance responds to proposed federal carbon limits

 John Pippy, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance, made the following statement in response to the proposed federal standards on carbon...


16 Sep, 2013, 14:30 ET PA Coal Alliance: Federal emissions policies hurt Pennsylvania's economy

The federal government's regulatory policies regarding carbon emissions will have a detrimental impact on Pennsylvania in terms of lost jobs and...


25 Jun, 2013, 15:10 ET PA Coal Alliance: Obama energy strategy short-sighted, hurts economy

 The head of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (PCA) today said President Obama needs some major retooling of the environmental strategy he...


05 Nov, 2012, 14:50 ET Coal Alliance CEO Responds To AFL-CIO Chief's Support Of Obama Energy Policy

 John Pippy, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance, today (Nov. 5) issued the following statement in response to comments made about the...


02 Oct, 2012, 15:49 ET Coal Alliance Pans Law Suit to Block Re-Opening of Oil Refinery

Public-private effort meets challenge of improving air quality while saving jobs, association says  The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance today...