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Coal—A Complex Natural Resource
An overview of factors affecting coal quality and use in the United States

By Stanley P. Schweinfurth
With a contribution on coal quality and public health by Robert B. Finkelman






A primer on the origins and quality of coal with a brief examination of how quality
affects coal use, and a separate section on coal and public health

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