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Published by Electric Power Research Institute in Palo Alto (Calif.] .
Written in English


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Statementprepared by the Conference Board.
SeriesEA -- 1477, Research project -- 1147-1
ContributionsElectric Power Research Institute. Energy Analysis and Environment Division., Conference Board.
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Open LibraryOL14170275M

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Metallurgical coal, also called coking coal, is a type of bituminous coal used extensively in the steel industry. It is applied as a reducing agent in blast furnaces to harden iron ore into steel. Bituminous coal, also called soft coal, the most abundant form of coal, intermediate in rank between subbituminous coal and anthracite according to the coal classification used in the United States and Canada. In Britain bituminous coal is commonly called “ steam coal,” and in Germany the term Steinkohle (“rock coal”) is used. In the United States and Canada bituminous coal is . It regards the economic lives of the bituminous coal miners in the early twentieth century. Fishback's analytic framework encompasses competition among employers for labor, the legal environment, institutional development in response to transactions costs as well as the impact of labor unions on the coal by:   EIA expects the share of U.S. utility-scale electricity generation from natural gas-fired power plants will remain relatively steady; it was 37% in , and EIA forecasts it will be 38% in and 37% in Electricity generation from renewable energy sources will rise from a share of 17% last year to 20% in and 21% in

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A major source of sub-bituminous coal in the United States is the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. Current use. Sub-bituminous coals, in the United States, typically have a sulfur content less than 1% by weight, which makes them an attractive choice for power plants to reduce SO 2 emissions under the Acid Rain Program. Bituminous Coal Underground Mining: Economic Census Mining Industry Series Issued December ECI (RV) U.S. Department of Commerce Donald L. Evans, Secretary Theodore W. Kassinger, Deputy Secretary Economics and Statistics Administration Kathleen B. Cooper, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs U.S. CENSUS BUREAU Charles. Coal mining provides a livelihood for hundreds of thousands of individuals who, with their dependents, constitute a large segment of the American population. The rapid and widespread development of the coal industry in the United States is due to the favorable bounty of nature, as well as to the tremendous industrial expansion of the Nation and. This is a study of the economic lives of American bituminous coal miners in the early part of this century. Most studies of labour in coal mining focus on the struggle to organize unions. This study offers a broader, more quantitative picture of the labour market, making use of economic theory and statistics, and emphasizing competition among employers for labour, the legal .