Chapter 3. Environmentally Conscious Coal Mining

  1. Myer Kutz2 and
  2. Ali Elkamel3
  1. R. Larry Grayson

Published Online: 1 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470432747.ch3

Environmentally Conscious Fossil Energy Production

Environmentally Conscious Fossil Energy Production

How to Cite

Grayson, R. L. (2009) Environmentally Conscious Coal Mining, in Environmentally Conscious Fossil Energy Production (eds M. Kutz and A. Elkamel), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470432747.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Delmar, NY, USA

  2. 3

    University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470233016

Online ISBN: 9780470432747

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Keywords:

  • environmentally conscious coal mining;
  • coal, cost-effective choice for electric power generation;
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA);
  • sustainable development principle adoption;
  • Driving Force-Pressure-State-Impact-Response model on coal production emissions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical Environmental Performance

  • Current Environmental Regulations

  • Environmental Achievements

  • Movement Toward Adoption Of Sustainable Development Principles

  • The Future

  • Conclusion

  • References