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EPA On The Wrong Side Of Green Groups Over Coal Ash Rules
2012-04-09 09:13:32

An alliance of environmental groups is urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to push forward with new coal ash standards that it had proposed after a massive and expensive 2008 oil spill at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Kingston Fossil Plant.

CO2 Storage in Deep Saline Aquifers
2012-03-21 10:11:08

A group of researchers at MIT, led by Ruben Juanes, published a study this week that showed deep saline aquifers in the United States are capable of storing a century’s worth of carbon dioxide produced by the nation’s coal or gas fueled power plants.

Image 1 - Reduction In Carbon Emissions Attributed To Cheaper Natural Gas
2012-02-28 04:28:11

Lower emission from power plants in 2009 was driven by competitive pricing of natural gas versus coal.


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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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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.