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ACC Editorial Review Board

Message from the ACC CEO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

David Byford, Dynegy, Inc. Jennifer Cannon, APS Trygve Gaalaas, Hawk Consulting Janet Gellici, American Coal Council Jason Hayes, American Coal Council Andy Marti, Martin Engineering Beth Sutton, Peabody Energy

Message from the ACC Communications Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

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Spotlights Unintended Consequences & Cumulative Impacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

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Message from the ACC President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

ACC Vision and Mission Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 2010 Board of Directors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 ACC Member Companies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 ACC Champion & Patron Sponsors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Project No Project: NIMBY’s Attack on Economic Development . . . . . . . . 21 Features All Politics is Local, All Land Use is Political . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 NIMBY Wars book review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 The Three National Security Dimensions of Coal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 No Easy Climate Answers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Threats to Coal Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Public Nuisance Litigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 PACE: Fighting for Energy Fairness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 A Motivation to Succeed: Why Advertising during a Recession is Good Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

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Making CO2 Pay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

Disclaimer The opinions expressed by the authors of the editorial articles contained in American Coal magazine are those of the respective authors and do not necessarily represent the opinion of the American Coal Council or its member companies

Index to Advertisers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

Technologies to Promote Clean and Safe Coal Handling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Railroads and Coal: Looking Back and Looking Ahead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61

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