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soft coal

[′sȯft ′kōl]
(geology)
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Wu, Study on Technology of Continuous Flow about Outburst Hazard Prediction during Driving in Soft Coal Roadway, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China, 2011.
For this approach, geological and rheological data (Table 1) for hard and soft coal seams determined by Lu (2009) and Lu at al.
iii) Bituminous: It is called soft coal and has powerful burning capacity and IV) Anthracite: It is the hardest coal and gives up a great amount of heat when it burns.
Reality: Perhaps tongue in cheek, Bryce noted that compared with soft coal or dung, oil is a better and cleaner fuel.
Before we move on any further, it is important to understand that there are two basic types of mined coal: anthracite and bituminous, or in simpler terms, hard and soft coal. Geologists and ecologists sometimes use the analogy of a chocolate chip cookie to illustrate the difference.
Try YSL Ombre Vibration Duos pounds 22 in Caviar Champagne, a soft coal black and shimmery cream or if you have pale colouring try the Lancome Col-our Palette for Eyes and Lips La Sagesse pounds 28.
Rather, this was an emergent consequence of the construction of oil and gasoline pipelines from the southwest to the northeast to avoid submarine attacks on tankers and ensure fuel supplies during the World War II, the conversion of those lines to natural gas in the face of concerns about international oil prices in the postwar period, and the need to find a home heating fuel that was cleaner than soft coal in order to address an air pollution problem that had grown to critical proportions.
ON COMPLETION of the Niagara Falls hydro project in 1905, a journalist enthused that "a source of energy as vast as the entire soft coal deposits of Pennsylvania had by some miraculous process been transferred to Canadian soil and by another miracle made not only clean but inexhaustible." (1)
As to fuel, I average 800 pounds of soft coal to 1,000 bushels of wheat, or in other words 75 cents to $1.25 per day (for fuel)."
But the United States is no more likely to adopt a one-child policy than China is likely to adopt American-style restrictions on the burning of soft coal.
But once oil and soft coal began to replace anthracite as the nation's main energy sources, decline came swiftly, setting the stage for job and population losses that lasted decades.
Hard and Soft Coal Producers Ranked by Total 1995 Output (Mt) Company Output Country(1) Rosugol 250,090,000 Russia Coal India 237,260,000 India Peabody Group 136,900,000 U.S.