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2015-01-06 08:24:19

290 Million Tonnes Measured and Indicated Resources Plus 161 Million Tonnes Inferred Resources VANCOUVER, Jan. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Cardero Resource Corp .

2015-01-02 08:21:38

CLEVELAND, Jan. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.

2014-12-31 16:21:01

ST. LOUIS, Dec.

2014-12-31 08:21:22

HOUSTON, Dec. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCQB:FEEC), the U.S.

2014-12-29 20:20:38

RnRMarketResearch.com offers "Activated Carbon for mercury control Market in flue gas, by application (coal burning, gold mining, cement production, ferrous & non-ferrous metals, oil & gas burning,

2014-12-28 20:20:11

ST. LOUIS, Dec.

2014-12-18 12:23:19

GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has submitted filings to state regulators this week outlining additional ash excavation plans for its W.S.

2014-12-15 00:20:12

DALLAS, December 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Activated Carbon for Mercury Control Market in Flue Gas by Application and Region Trends & Forecasts to 2019 research report


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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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postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.