Section 5

Coal

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Figure 5.1 Types of coal mining methods. Source: Kentucky Geological Survey, Methods of Mining, <http://www.uky.edu/KGS/coal/coal_mining.htm>.

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Figure 5.2 Schematic of a typical coal-fired power plant. Source: Miller, Bruce G. 2011. Clean Coal Engineering Technology, (Boston, Butterworth-Heinemann).

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Figure 5.3 The coal fuel cycle from mining to combustion as fuel in a coal-fired power plant. Releases of NORM (naturally occurring ...

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