Energy 1b

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Oil Price Today NEW YORK - Oil prices rose Tuesday to a all- time highs above $118 a barrel on concerns over supplies from some key producers. Light, sweet crude for May delivery rose as high as $118.05 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange, eclipsing Monday’s all-time high of $117.83. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/12400801/
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Coal Solid, brittle, carbonaceous rock that is one of the world’s most abundant fossil fuels. Classified according to energy content as well as carbon and sulfur content We have about 250 years of coal use left at current usage today 60% of electricity and 25% of all energy use in US today
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Electricity for cold air! Plant Branch: 1,539,000 kw 342,000 households
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Unformatted text preview: http://www.csis.org/mideast/reports/energyi81298.pdf Where in the World? Coal reserves in the US Coal Mining and the Environment Strip Mining A surface mining process in which the overlying layer of soil and rock is stripped off to reach the coal Underground Mining Associated with environmental problems including acid mine drainage, land subsidence and coal fires Coal Production: Environmental Effects disturbance acid mine drainage land subsidence coal fires effects on miners http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/aeo/emission.html Mountain top removal and valley fill http://groups.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=groups.groupProfile&groupID=102759466&MyToken=a11b962a-f130-4423-8a06-b472f4cf9c73 Acid Mine Drainage yellow boy...
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