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The American Coal Council is pleased and excited to announce our new partnership with Naylor Association Solutions! Beginning April 1, 2015, Naylor will serve as ACC’s exclusive publications partner. We are confident that this partnership will enhance the educational, networking and promotional opportunities already included in an ACC membership.

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ACC Immediate Past President, Danny Gray named Executive Vice President for Governmental and Environmental Affairs, Charah, Inc.

Charah®, Inc., a total solutions company providing unparalleled service and innovation for the coal-fired electric utility industry, announced today that Danny L. Gray has been named Executive Vice President, Governmental and Environmental Affairs, effective March 1, 2015. He is responsible for Charah’s legislative and regulatory affairs and oversight of the company’s environmental and quality control compliance for products.

Read the full news release on the Charah website
ACC has submitted comments to the EPA regarding the proposed rule for National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone. Our comments consider a broad suite of issues including, the economic impacts of the proposed rule, the lack of study by the EPA on cumulative impacts of its various rules, the limited evidence for health benefits associated with this rule by EPA, as well as many other key issues.

Members and the public can download a copy of our comments from the ACC website -

Other ACC comments, statements, and testimony on proposed and pending EPA regulations are available from the "Statements/Releases" archive on the ACC website -
You are invited to join an exclusive group of American Coal Council (ACC) member companies who have elevated their level of commitment to the ACC through their Annual Sponsorship support. In doing so, these companies have also gained recognition as industry leaders in supporting the ACC’s objective to advance the development and utilization of coal as an economic, abundant and environmentally sound fuel source.

Click here to learn more about the benefits and opportunities associated with an annual ACC sponsorship.
Training and Education

Watch the ACC website for information on our upcoming May and June webcasts.

Calendar of Events
Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

•  Coal Market Strategies Conference – August 10-12 Stein Eriksen Lodge (Park City, UT) 
•  Coal Trading Conference with CTA – December 7-8, 2015 Marriott Marquis (New York, NY)
•  Spring Coal Forum – March 8-10, 2016, Sandpearl Resort, (Clearwater, FL)

Be sure to watch the events page on the new ACC website ( for registration and event information for our conferences and monthly webcast programs.
American Coal Magazine
We are partnering with Naylor to provide the following ACC publications and communications outlets:

•  American Coal biannual magazine
•  ACC Membership Directory
•  Annual Buyer's Guide (print & online)
•  ACC Calendar
•  Mobile application         
•  ACC Members Update monthly eNewsletter
•  ACC Live bi-monthly eNewsletter
• website sales
•  American Coal magazine website sales

Advertising opportunities will be available in all of these publications, and we will have integrated package options available.

ACC communications deliver your message to key industry decision-makers who specify products, lead projects, and approve purchases on behalf of their companies. This is your opportunity to advertise and promote your products and services to a major purchasing audience through our full complement of publications options.

For more information or to reserve your space today, please contact Anthony Land at (352) 333-3454 or via email at

By: Brian Moynihan, Nixon Peabody, LLC

China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of coal. However, there have been repeated predictions that China’s use of coal will substantially decline during the next decade due to environmental concerns.

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In a recent media event,former NY mayor Michael Bloomberg and senior Sierra Club staffers like CEO Michael Brune, exulted in their ability to pourtens of millions of dollars into misleading pressure campaigns, that are aimed at putting coal industry workers into unemployment lines.

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