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Coal & Illinois industry

Coal & Illinois industry

the impact of the national energy acts of 1978 : conference proceedings of May 9-10, 1979 at the Conrad Hilton, Chicago, Illinois

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Published by State of Illinois, Institute of Natural Resources in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Industries -- Energy conservation -- Illinois -- Congresses.,
    • Energy conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Energy policy -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 24.

      Statementsponsored by Illinois Institute of Natural Resources and Coal Extraction and Utilization Research Center, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale ; supporting organizations, Chicago Association of Commerce & Industry ... [et al.].
      SeriesDocument - Illinois Institute of Natural Resources ; no. 79/33, Document (Illinois Institute of Natural Resources) ;, no. 79/33.
      ContributionsIllinois Institute of Natural Resources., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Coal Extraction and Utilization Research Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC107.I3 C56
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 53 p. :
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4240339M
      LC Control Number80620896

        Aug Book explores baseball, coal and West Frankfort. by K.C. Jaehnig. CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Lots of folks think professional baseball got its start in Southern Illinois when the Miners started playing in Marion last year. Annual Coal Report of Illinois. State Mining Board, - Coal mines and mining. 0 Reviews. Preview this book.

        This statistic shows the coal-mining employment in Illinois from to , by mine type. In , the average number of employees in underground and surface mines in . coal in his book, Meteorology. Coal was commonly used in Europe as early as the thirteenth century; however, with the invention of the steam engine, which provided the powerful lifting, drawing, and pumping equip-ment necessary for large-scale mining, coal became a major industry. The earliest known mention of coal in North America is of that on.

      After releasing his book, Sixteen Tons, in , author Kevin Corley went right to work on the sequel, Thow Out the Water. Both books focus on the Christian County coal mines in the early s. Sixteen Tons covers the years to , when the United Mines Workers Union was just emerging. Bituminous coal industry -- Illinois -- Maps Bituminous coal -- Illinois -- Maps Coal mines and mining -- Illinois -- Maps Coal-fired power plants -- Illinois -- Maps Geology, Stratigraphic -- Pennsylvanian -- Maps: Geographic Coverage: Illinois: Issue Date: Publisher: Illinois State Geological Survey, Institute of Natural Resource.


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