Mining Industry Says 'Clean Coal' Is Top Priority. (EHS News)
Hoping to capitalize on growing interest in Washington for a new national energy policy, the leaders of the National Mining Association (NMA) will make increased Congressional support for clean coal technology their top legislative priority this year.
"Our goal and strategy is to pursue a 'zero-emissions' facility policy." said Jack Gerard, president of the NMA, at a Jan. 13 press briefing in Washington, D.C. He pointed out that at a time when the availability and reliability of petroleum resources are in question, the U.S. has a 250-year supply of coal. "Coal should be the cornerstone of U.S. energy policy," Gerard asserted.
Development of a national mineral policy …
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Publication information: Article title: Mining Industry Says 'Clean Coal' Is Top Priority. (EHS News). Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Occupational Hazards. Volume: 65. Issue: 2 Publication date: February 2003. Page number: 18. © 2008 Penton Media, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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