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  • Coal

    Global warming is a mixture of troubles including one specific carbon problem caused by the production coal and use of coal fired power plants. Americans overuse power‚ overeat food‚ overindulge in plug-in gadgets and overdo just about everything. Fossil fuels are used in our consumption of the overabundance of energy we use and waste. This overwhelming problem that centralizes around the use of coal‚ the filthiest source of energy‚ producing over 25% of our emissions and 75% of our emissions from

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    Article Summary: The upcoming fight between the environmental protection agency and congress in on the usage of coal and is known as “War on Coal”. The environmental protection agency has funded many ads which support the President Obama’s vision of limiting carbon dioxide emissions from coal fired power plants. The ad campaign will target five states New Hampshire‚ Illinois‚ Pennsylvania‚ Arizona and Washington D.C. According to environmental protection agency the congress has to decide if they

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    Coal is made largely of carbon but also features other elements such as hydrogen‚ oxygen‚ sulfur and nitrogen. Coal starts off as a plant matter at the bottom of water and is eventually covered and deeply buried by sediments where over time metamorphosis takes place. When peat is altered physically and chemically. This process is called “coalification.” During coalification‚ peat undergoes several changes as a result of bacterial decay‚ compaction‚ heat and time. Peat deposits are varied and contain

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  • coal linkage

    Staring at the steady stream of traffic on Raj Path from the office window‚ Mr. Om Prakash was ruminating over the Coal Linkages Committee meeting that concluded a few minutes ago. “There has to be a more scientific approach that leaves no room for maneuvering‚ bickering and hurt feelings which follow every such meeting” wondered Mr. Om Prakash. India has a total installed generating capacity of 167 thousand megawatts‚ comprising 109 thousand megawatts in the Thermal sector‚ 37 thousand in the Hydro

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  • Coal Forming

    Ø HOW IS COAL FORMED? Coal is a complex mixture of compounds of carbon‚ hydrogen‚ oxygen along with small amounts of nitrogen and sulphur compounds and some free carbon. Most of our coal was formed about 300 million years ago when much of the earth was covered by steamy swamps. Eventually bacterial and chemical action at high temperature and pressure inside the earth gradually changed the materials to coal. The slow chemical process of the conversion of wood into coal by a biochemical process

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  • Coal Handling

    GENERAL WORKING AND DESCRIPTION OF COAL HANDLING PLANT In thermal power station‚ Coal is a principal fuel and hence a careful thought is given to the design and layout of the coal handling plant. As the consumption of coal is very large‚ the design and layout of a coal handling plant should be simple but robust with a view to reduce the maintenance and running cost to the lowest possible figure consistent to reliability. Mode of Coal Transportation : Coal is brought to the power station by three

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  • Coal Blooded

    supporting points. In the NAACP press release‚ “Coal Blooded‚” regarding the use of coal burning power plants in the United States focuses on the negative impacts coal burning energy development has on the health‚ well-being‚ and socio-economic success of Americans living in communities where these plants exist. The release specifically references the impacts on individuals of color who are a large percentage of the people living in and around towns where coal burning plants operate. It has been noted

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  • coal mining

    Coal mining has been around for decades since the 1800s and coal has been powering our lights even till today. The documentary called‚ "Burning the future: Coal in America" presented a lot of vital information about how the coal industries work and how coal helps the nation stay lit. Countries that build the world ’s biggest coal plants are the United States‚ China and India. The states that practice coal mining are Kentucky‚ Tennessee‚ and Virginia. Coal power plants emissions contain many elements

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  • Coal and Electricity

    Information Administration (EIA)‚ the most of the common fuel that used for electricity generation is coal sharing 45% of the U.S electricity energy‚ which is about 4 trillion Kilowatt-hours. Fossil fuels such as coal and petroleum are not renewable. Once they are used‚ the total resources of them are reduced. There will be one day that the earth is running out of fossil fuel. As the relationship between coal and electricity is

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  • Importance of Coal and Its Uses

    Coal was mined in this country before it was even a country. The first thirteen states appeared on a United States flag after coal mines appeared on our maps. Coal has helped power America for nearly 300 years and has been an essential part of the U.S economy since the turn of the century. It was the first fossil fuel used extensively by humans‚ and is still vitally important today‚ generating 39 percent of the world’s electricity‚ and 49 percent of U.S. electricity. Coal power‚ an established

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