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Coal : energy for the future

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Strategic Assessment of the U.S. Department of Energy's Coal Program.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995.
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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) was given a mandate in the 1992 Energy Policy Act (EPACT) to pursue strategies in coal technology that promote a more competitive economy, a cleaner environment, and increased energy security. Coal evaluates DOE's performance and recommends the priorities the department should consider in updating its coal program and responding to EPACT. This volume provides a picture of likely
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National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Strategic Assessment of the U.S. Department of Energy's Coal Program.
Coal.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995
(OCoLC)624443783
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Strategic Assessment of the U.S. Department of Energy's Coal Program.
ISBN: 0309052327 9780309052320
OCLC Number: 32396192
Description: xi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction and Scope of the Study --
2. Overview of U.S. Department of Energy Programs and Planning --
3. Trends and Issues for Future Coal Use --
4. The Strategic Planning Framework --
5. Coal Preparation, Coal-Liquid Mixtures, and Coalbed Methane Recovery --
6. Clean Fuels and Specialty Products from Coal --
7. Electric Power Generation --
8. Technology Demonstration and Commercialization --
9. Advanced Research Programs --
10. Conclusions and Recommendations --
App. A: Project Description --
App. B: The Energy Policy Act of 1992 --
App. C: DOE Budget Data --
App. D: Environmental Issues Affecting Coal Use --
App. E: CCT Demonstration Projects --
App. F: Committee Meetings and Activities --
App. G: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members.
Responsibility: Committee on the Strategic Assessment of the U.S. Department of Energy's Coal Program, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council.
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