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Coal: The Dirty, Indispensable Fuel

Jack Kemp writes in the AP about the indisputable fact that coal is here to stay. He says that “coal remains the dominant source of electricity in the United States. In the year to June, coal-fired plants supplied an average of 132 terrawatt-hours (TWh) per month, compared with 98 TWh from natural gas, 64 TWh from nuclear and 23 TWh from conventional hydroelectric dams”. Read the entire article here.

Quick facts about coal:

RMCMI.org lays out how coal plays an important part of our energy needs in the USA. Fast Facts About Coal