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In this activity, teachers or students will use IndianaMap to create geographic information systems (GIS) maps to demonstrate the distribution of coal mines within the state of Indiana. Step-by-step directions and tutorial videos will provide students with the necessary resources to create the final...
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The Indiana Coal Council (ICC) is a trade association for the coal industry in Indiana. The not-for-profit corporation was formed to foster, promote and defenc the interests of Indiana's coal producers, coal reserve holders, and other business entities related to the coal industry. The Indiana Coal...
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The Alabama Coal Association was formed in 1972 by a small number of surface mining companies who recognized the need for a unified voice to co pe with the modern-day issues that impact so dramatically on the mining industry. In July 1984, ACA merged with the Alabama Mining Institute, a 75 year old...
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TSOP is a Society for scientists and engineers involved with coal petrology, kerogen petrology, organic geochemistry and related disciplines.
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The Illinois Coal Association (ICA) is the professional trade organization responsible for the promotion of Illinois coal, a natural resource found in great abundance in Illinois. To carry our its mission, the Springfield-based Association represents the coal industry i nthe state in governmental...
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Sample questions and answers from the GEOSC 20 Final Exam in 1996
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Located in Charleston, W.Va., the West Virginia Coal Association is a trade association representing more than 90 percent of the state's underground and surface coal mine production. Its purpose is to have a unified voice representing the state's coal industry as well as increase emphasis on coal as...
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The Montana Coal Council is a nonprofit industry association whose membership includes all major coal mine operators, holders of Montana coal reserves, those who ship the coal, utilities who use the coal, and numerous suppliers and businesses directly and indirectly involved in the coal industry.
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The Kentucky Coal Association's membership represents both Eastern and Western Kentucky operations that mine coal through surface and underground methods. This diversity helps KCA build a consensus approach in problem solving and dealing with the complex issues facing our industry.
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The National Mining Association (NMA)'s mission is to build support for public policies that will help Americans fully and responsibly benefit from our abundant domestic coal and mineral resources. Our objective is to engage in and influence the public process on the most significant and timely...
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This site lists reasons why Alaskan coal is a smart choice. Browse through information about its affordability, availability, and cleanliness.
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The Tennessee Mining Association is the state's professional association for individuals in the coal mining, rock and stone mining, equipment supply and professional services fields. Our mission is to educate Tennesseans about the important role our member's industries play within the state's...
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The Arch Coal Foundation seeks nominations of outstanding full-time K-12 teachers in West Virginia, Wyoming, and four counties in Utah (Carbon, Emery, Sanpete, and Sevier) for its annual teacher-recognition program. The nominee must be an active full-time teacher with at least three years of...
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It takes energy to run the appliances and machines we use everyday. The national average commercial cost to use this energy is ¤0.10/kilowatt hour. In addition to the financial cost, there is also an environmental cost in the form of carbon emissions. The general rule of thumb is that every...
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"Meet the scientists from the National Science Foundation's EarthScope program! This innovative program is essentially a network of observatories acting as an Earth """"telescope"""" focused on the exterior and interior structure and dynamics of our planet. To bring the program to lofe for students...
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2014
It takes a lot of fuel to heat our homes, preserve our food, and power our gadgets. And for 40 percent of the world, cheap, plentiful coal gets the job done. But coal also releases pollutants into the air, causing environmental damage like acid rain and serious health problems. Can we create a...
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Coal is an organic sedimentary rock that is formed by the compaction and hardening of plant remains. Because coal is mostly composed of carbon, it is a rock that burns in air. The heat that is released by burning coal is used as the primary source of energy for the generation of electricity. About...
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Earth: The Operator's Manual is changing how people think about energy and climate issues. Downloadable videos, activities and enriching tools you can use in your classroom. Roll up your sleeves and dig in with us on clean energy, climate change, and your sustainable energy future.
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Locating crucial energy resources involves examining phenomena under, on, and above Earth’s surface. Some of these phenomena change frequently, such as winds. Others, such as oil and coal deposits, are products of long series of geologic processes. Yet all are geographic in nature — they occur...
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A typical day would not be possible without mineral resources to make the products we use, water resources to sustain our lives, keep clean, and cook our food, or energy resources to drive around and to provide our electricity. All these resources exist in abundance on our planet, but none will last...
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