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Coal and the Environment by S. F. Greb, C. F. Eble, D. C. Peters, A. R. Papp

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Coal and the Environment
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Publisher: American Geological Institute
ISBN/ASIN: 0922152772
ISBN-13: 9780922152773
Number of pages: 68

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The book explains the uses and importance of coal, the environmental concerns associated with its mining and use, and how technological advances are making coal an environmentally cleaner fuel. Includes a full-color poster with information about the mining cycle, from exploration through land reclamation.

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