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  • Coal | Department of Energy

    energy.gov/coal Coal is the largest domestically produced source of energy in America and is used to generate a significant chunk of our nation’s electricity.
  • Coal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal Coal (from the Old English term col, which has meant "mineral of fossilized carbon" since the 13th century) [1] is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary ...
  • Coal: Anthracite, Bituminous, Coke, Pictures, Formation, Uses

    geology.com/rocks/coal.shtml What is Coal? Coal is an organic sedimentary rock that forms from the accumulation and preservation of plant materials, usually in a swamp environment.
    • coal | fossil fuel | Britannica.com

      www.britannica.com/science/coal-fossil-fuel Coal, solid, usually brown or black, carbon-rich material that most often occurs in stratified sedimentary deposits. It is one of the most important of the primary ...
    • Coal - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

      www.eia.gov/coal Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government
    • Coal | Define Coal at Dictionary.com

      dictionary.reference.com/browse/coal noun 1. a black or dark-brown combustible mineral substance consisting of carbonized vegetable matter, used as a fuel. Compare anthracite, bituminous coal, lignite. 2 ...
    • Coal - News - Times Topics - The New York Times

      topics.nytimes.com/top/news/business/energy-environment/coal/index.html News about coal. Commentary and archival information about coal from The New York Times.
    • Coal mining - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_mining The goal of coal mining is to obtain coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity.
    • Energy and the Environment | US EPA

      www.epa.gov/energy This microsite will provide general information on energy resources and their environmental effects; how electricity is delivered and used; and related tools and EPA ...
    • Coal - definition of coal by The Free Dictionary

      www.thefreedictionary.com/coal coal (kōl) n. 1. a. A natural dark brown to black graphitelike material used as a fuel, formed from fossilized plants and consisting of amorphous carbon with various ...