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The PA Coal Alliance continues to fight to ensure coal remains an essential part of Pennsylvania’s electricity generation and steel making processes.  We encourage you to stay up to date on what is making news.

POWER PA JOBS ALLIANCE: PA COURT ENJOINS THE $800 MILLION RGGI ELECTRICITY TAX

July 8, 2022

HARRISBURG – Today, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania enjoined Governor Tom Wolf from implementing and enforcing the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) carbon tax regulation. This is a significant win for Pennsylvania families and employers, and paves the way for the courts to reject this unconstitutional and illegal regulatory tax that was targeting both Pennsylvania’s own energy resources and consumers pocketbooks.

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Facing Soaring Electricity Prices, Potential Blackouts and a Global Energy Crisis, Voters Strongly Support Action to Preserve the Coal Fleet and Ramp up Domestic Coal Production

June 16, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today released polling that shows, in the face of rising warnings over rolling blackouts, nearly 8 in 10 voters – including a majority of Democrats, Republicans and Independents – want the U.S. government to take action to prevent premature closings of functioning power plants until replacement generating capacity is built and online. The same polling found that nearly 9 in 10 voters are also concerned about rising electricity rates.

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Pennsylvania Coal Companies Acknowledged for Mine Reclamation Enhancements on Earth Day Copy

HARRISBURG, PA (April 22, 2022) – The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (PCA) is celebrating Earth Day 2022 by recognizing the efforts of member companies who made a commitment to reclaiming coal mine sites. The PA Coal Reclamation Awards are meant to highlight companies that exceed federal and state regulations to transform former mining operations into land with environmentally sound conditions and productive uses during the 2021 calendar year.

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Pennsylvania Coal Companies Acknowledged for Mine Reclamation Enhancements on Earth Day

HARRISBURG, PA (April 22, 2022) – The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (PCA) is celebrating Earth Day 2022 by recognizing the efforts of member companies who made a commitment to reclaiming coal mine sites. The PA Coal Reclamation Awards are meant to highlight companies that exceed federal and state regulations to transform former mining operations into land with environmentally sound conditions and productive uses during the 2021 calendar year.

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PLC2021 Powering PA: Responsible Energy Policy Panel

Power PA Jobs Coalition Rally

Indiana County Sustainable Economic Development Task Force

Pennsylvania Manufacturer's Association RGGI Roundtable

The Atlantic Council
The Road Ahead - Pennsylvania's Energy Future

NFIB PA - RGGI