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2014-10-22 20:21:32

Pennsylvania joins a growing number of states to pass legislation or resolutions allowing for a comprehensive approach to state compliance with EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan HARRISBURG,

2014-10-17 08:21:54

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AIM Exploration Inc., (OTC: AEXE) a U.S. mining corporation focused on producing mines.

2014-10-14 16:23:25

TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Corsa Coal Corp.

2014-10-13 12:23:07

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H.

2014-10-13 08:22:43

HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), the U.S.

2014-10-09 08:22:56

FuturEnergy Files Revolutionary Patent Utilizing MagneGas® Fuel in Coal Co-Combustion Process Producing Energy While Reducing Greenhouse Gases TOOWOOMBA, Australia, Oct.

2014-10-09 08:21:27

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Coal Resources Ltd. (TSXV: PAK) is pleased to announce that Norcarbon S.A.S.

2014-10-06 16:22:26

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, Peabody Energy will announce the results for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014.


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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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