American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity

American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity is a U.S. non-profit advocacy group representing major American coal producers, utility companies, and railroads. Through both legislative efforts and consumer-facing advocacy methods, the organization seeks to reinforce public opinion and legislation related to the current and future role of coal-generated electricity in the United States, placing emphasis on the development and deployment of clean coal technologies. In response to its advocacy, positions, and campaigns, ACCCE has faced both support and criticism. Since carbon capture and sequestration - which ACCCE and its member companies position as the most viable means of reducing emissions of carbon dioxide arising from the use of coal for electrical power - has yet to be tested on a large scale, some have questioned its feasibility to be fully developed within an adequate time-frame, due to the projected financial cost of doing so. Additionally, critics have objected to the group's campaign against greenhouse gas restrictions when it was discovered that a lobbying firm hired by ACCCE had sent forged letters to lawmakersshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134948233
  • 9786134948234