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U.S. coal industry, 1970-1990

U.S. coal industry, 1970-1990

two decades of change

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Published by Energy Information Administration in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Coal trade -- United States -- History.,
    • Coal trade -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- United States -- History.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- United States -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesUnited States coal industry, 1970-1990
      Statementprepared by the Energy Information Administration.
      ContributionsUnited States. Energy Information Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9545 .U15 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 105 p. :
      Number of Pages105
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL920280M
      LC Control Number95217881
      OCLC/WorldCa27056680

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      1. Burn low-sulfur coal one alternative a) Effective but expensive b) Low-sulfur coal comes from West, high-sulfur coal is local. 2. Install smokestack scrubbers a second alternative a) Costly, not always effective, and leave sludge b) But allow use of inexpensive high-sulfur coal 3. Congress voted for scrubbers for all new plantsFile Size: KB. TABLE United States Coal Reserves (million short tons) by State and Type as of January 1, State Reserves at Active Mines Estimated Recoverable Reserves Demonstrated Reserve Base Eastern U.S. Alabama 2, 4, Georgia 0 2 4 Illinois 38, , Indiana 4, 9, Kentucky 1, 15, 30, Eastern 5, 10,

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