NATIONAL COAL UTILIZATION ASSESSMENT. AN INTEGRATED ASSESSMENT OF INCREASED COAL USE IN THE MIDWEST: IMPACTS AND CONSTRAINTS

Energy supplies and energy demand are projected for the nation and the region. Siting constraints for fossil-fuel power plants and coal conversion plants are discussed. Resources of coal and water are evaluated. The environmental impacts of increased usage of coal are discussed (effects on air and water quality, effects on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, possible hazards of trace elements). Finally, social and economic impacts and health hazards are considered. (ERA citation 04:005082)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 1, RRIS 20 186380. Microfiche copies only.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Argonne National Laboratory

    9700 South Cass Avenue
    Argonne, IL  USA  60439

    Department of Energy

    1000 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20585
  • Publication Date: 1977-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 463 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00191867
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: W-31-109-ENG-38
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 11 1979 12:00AM