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2014-05-08 12:23:31

ST. LOUIS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Peabody Energy today declared a regular quarterly dividend on its common stock of $0.085 per share.

2014-05-07 16:23:04

ST. LOUIS, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new advertising campaign launched today highlights the vital role that clean coal plays in keeping St.

2014-05-07 12:23:43

Most consumers also concerned EPA policies will lead to black-outs and brown-outs WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most Americans (76%) are at least somewhat worried

2014-05-06 16:24:31

PINGDINGSHAN, China, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SinoCoking Coal and Coke Chemical Industries, Inc.

2014-05-06 12:30:42

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-05-05 16:22:26

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency today in response to proposed emission standards affecting

2014-05-02 12:22:54

NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Coal Technologies, Inc.

2014-05-02 00:20:41

SINGAPORE, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus and IHS (NYSE:IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced

2014-05-01 08:25:06

-- First quarter 2014 revenue and adjusted EBITDA were $1.1 billion and $289 million, respectively BRISTOL, Va., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.

2014-04-30 16:25:06

CLEVELAND, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NACCO Industries, Inc.


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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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