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Environmental effects of the increased use of coal hearings before the Subcommittee on Environmental Pollution of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, March 19, April 21 and 24, 1980. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Environmental Pollution.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Coal -- Combustion -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
  • Acid rain -- United States.

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Includes bibliographies.

SeriesSerial - Senate, Committee on Environment and Public Works ; no. 96-H 45
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 453 p. :
Number of Pages453
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17798337M

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Get this from a library! Environmental effects of the increased use of coal: hearings before the Subcommittee on Environmental Pollution of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, Ma April 21 [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. The major use of coal today is in the production of electricity and the fortunes of the coal industry have become tied to steam electric generation plants. As consumption of coal by electric utilities has increased, so has concern over the environmental effects of both coal mining and its use as a fuel. The environmental impacts of increased coal utilization are primarily the result of the emission of air pollutants arising from combustion processes, coal gasification, or liquefaction plants. These pollutants may be distributed over a relatively large area, whose extent depends on the design and mode of operation of the combustion or.   Reducing the environmental effects of coal use. The Clean Air Act and The Clean Water Act require industries to reduce pollutants released into the air and water. The coal industry has found several ways to reduce sulfur and other impurities from coal. The industry has also found more effective ways of cleaning coal after it is mined, and some.

Environmental impact is defined as any change to the environment, whether adverse or beneficial, wholly or partially resulting from an organization’s activities, products, or services. Significant environmental impacts may result from the addition to the environment of various substances from coal combustion, nuclear plant or fuel cycle. Coal cleaning by washing and beneficiation removes this associated material, prepares the coal to customer specifications and is an important step in reducing emissions from coal use. While coal preparation is standard practice in many countries, greater uptake in developing countries is needed as a low-cost way to improve the environmental.   The environmental impact of coal and oil Letters. the carbon floor price should be raised in line with the environmental damage caused by . The environmental impact of fracking for natural gas. Natural gas is a relatively clean-burning fuel source — it produces approximately half the CO 2 emissions that coal burning produces — so demand for natural gas has increased in the last few decades as concerns .

About a decade ago, Franks, Brereton, and Moran and Mamurekli evaluated the environmental cumulative effects of coal resource development and utilization and suggested that the authorities Author: Deniz Mamurekli. EPA/ June ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF INCREASED COAL UTILIZATION: ECOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF GASEOUS EMISSIONS FROM COAL COMBUSTION Edited by: Norman R. Glass Corvallis Environmental Research Laboratory Corvallis, OR U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Health and Ecological Effects Office of Research and Development . Much has been said and written about environmental problems with nuclear power, and they will be discussed at great length in this book. But in this chapter, we consider the wide variety of environmental problems in burning fossil fuels — coal, oil, and gas. They probably exceed those of .   Environmental Implications of Expanded Coal Utilization focuses on the increasing consideration of coal as an alternative source of energy. This book comes as an answer to the issues on health and environment regarding the extraction, production, and use of Edition: 1.