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2015-04-17 16:22:03

- Company awaiting directions from state on closings RICHMOND, Va., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power will close all of the ash ponds at its Virginia power stations

2015-04-17 16:21:55

BRISTOL, Va., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) (the "Company"), a leading U.S.

2015-04-16 16:21:59

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers advised the Celanese Corporation on its recently completed conversion of its Narrows, Va., operation to natural gas-fired

2015-04-16 12:32:28

Coal tar, a by-product of coke production, sees its output change with coke output. LONDON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- During 2005-2014, with China's increased demand for steel,

2015-04-15 23:01:31

The BNSF Railway has approved a new dust control solution from Midwest Industrial Supply, Inc.

2015-04-15 08:26:17

PORTLAND, Oregon, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Coal Technologies, Update 2014 - Global Market Size, Trends, Regulations and Key Country Analysis to 2025

2015-04-14 12:24:49

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, two co-equal branches of our government - Congress and the courts - will be eyeing administration policies sure to increase energy

2015-04-14 12:23:33

DUBLIN, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3jw3xx/china_coal_tar) has announced the addition of the "China

2015-04-13 12:24:01

DALLAS, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This research on Activated carbon Industry [http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/china-activated-carbon-industry-report-2014-2017-market-report.html


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2005-05-26 11:24:59

Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. It is a readily combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock. It is composed primarily of carbon and hydrocarbons, along with assorted other elements, including sulfur. Often associated with the Industrial Revolution, coal remains an enormously important fuel and is the most common source of electricity world-wide. In the United States, for example, the burning of coal...

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