The author attempts to make a market forecast through 1985 by major producing segments of the United States' coal industry. The demand for coal for the years 1976, 1981 and 1985 is given in tabular form with the following breakdown of coal usage electric utility, coking, and industrial and retail. The coal producing areas are divided into four major segments; the Appalachian Area, the Mid-Western Area, the Mid-Continent Area, and the West. A great shift in coal demand toward the West is noted.

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  • Pagination: p. 18-27

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  • Accession Number: 00188354
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1979 12:00AM