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Inside the coal industry / by Tom Streissguth ; Content Consultants Raja V. Ramani, PhD, PE, Emeritus Professor of Mining Engineering, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University ; Dr. John Grubb, Adjunct Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) YA 338 INS (Text) 30032001801890 YOUNG ADULT NON FICTION Available -
Worthington Jefferson Twp PL - Worthington J 338 BIG BUSINESS (Text) 36820000394980 JUVENILE NONFICTION Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781680783681 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1680783688 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 x 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-109) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Coal and society -- What is coal? -- The coal revolution -- The coal industry grows -- Digging coal -- Coal hazards -- Global warming and clean coal -- New coal technologies -- The future of coal.
Summary, etc.:
"Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around coal, one of the world's most important sources of energy. It explores the history of the coal industry, coal's environmental impact and what is being done to mitigate it, and the future of the coal industry and coal technology. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index." -- Publisher's website.
Target Audience Note:
1160L Lexile
Subject: Coal trade > Juvenile literature.

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