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Sep 10, 2015, 08:00 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 Enforcement...


Jun 16, 2015, 10:30 ET PA Coal Alliance Addresses House and Senate Coal Caucuses on Impacts of Proposed EPA Rule

Pennsylvania Coal Alliance CEO, John Pippy addressed legislators on the effects of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "Clean Power Plan" on...


Mar 10, 2015, 09:30 ET Study Finds Significant Economic Impact of Mining in Greene, Washington Counties

A study by the Pennsylvania Economy League of Greater Pittsburgh found that longwall mining is a driving economic force for Greene and Washington...


Oct 22, 2014, 08:20 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 House...


Jun 27, 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 standards are ...


Jun 02, 2014, 02:12 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 the...


Apr 28, 2014, 02:13 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 to the...


Feb 05, 2014, 02:00 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 need to...


Jan 28, 2014, 01:59 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 to...


Jan 21, 2014, 02:54 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 state's...


Jan 08, 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 proposal...


Nov 08, 2013, 02:49 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...


Oct 29, 2013, 02:00 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...


Sep 20, 2013, 01:37 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 emissions:...


Sep 16, 2013, 02:30 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...


Jun 25, 2013, 03:10 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 announced in...


Nov 05, 2012, 02:50 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 Presidential...


Oct 02, 2012, 03:49 ET Coal Alliance Pans Law Suit to Block Re-Opening of Oil Refinery

The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance today joined the United Steelworkers in condemning a Philadelphia Clean Air Council challenge to the joint...