This report consists of conclusions and recommendations derived from the Symposium on Critical Issues in Coal Transportation Systems held on June 14-15, 1978. Conclusions and recommendations are made in the areas of economic regulation, environmental concerns, systems approach, public acceptance, international trade, frozen coal, sludge removal, year-round Great Lakes navigation, security, and congested waterways.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This is a report of work supported by the Departments of Commerce, Defense, and Transportation under provisions of Contract N00014-75-C-0711 between the National Academy of Sciences and the Office of Naval Research.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Maritime Transportation Research Board

    National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20418
  • Publication Date: 1979-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 14 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00195765
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: N00014-75-C-0711
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM