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2014-11-25 08:24:02

BLM has not comprehensively reviewed the program, including climate impact, since 1979; Philanthropist Paul G. Allen Underwriting Litigation WASHINGTON, Nov.

2014-11-19 08:23:06

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AIM Exploration Inc. (OTC: AEXE), operates as a junior mining company focused on global mining, exploration and production.

2014-11-19 08:22:06

CLEVELAND, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.

2014-11-18 12:23:44

DALLAS, November 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Activated Carbon for Mercury Control Market in flue gas, by application (coal burning, gold mining, cement production,

2014-11-17 08:24:10

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AIM Exploration Inc.

2014-11-12 12:23:49

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AIM Exploration, Inc. (OTC: AEXE), operates as a junior mining company focusing on global mining, exploration and production.

2014-11-10 00:20:54

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H.


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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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