Energy Geology Division
Energy Geology Division, Geological Society of America

2013, GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado

T78. Environmental Impacts of Coal Utilization

GSA Energy Geology Division; GSA Environmental and Engineering Geology Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division; GSA Geology and Health Division
Laura Ruhl, Amrika Deonarine

This session explores the environmental impacts associated with coal utilization. Relevant topics include fate of coal combustion byproducts, emissions from coal fired power plants, and environmental and health impacts of coal mining.

T101. Celebrating 125 Years of Coal and Source Rock Science: From Fundamental Principles to Applied Technology

GSA Energy Geology Division

Jennifer M.K. O'Keefe, Mark A. Engle, Victoria Hudspith

This session highlights recent advances in coal science. Topics include, but are not limited to, characterization of coal and coal combustion products, organic petrology, coal gasification/liquefaction, coalbed methane, carbon sequestration, paleoecology, stratigraphy, and sedimentology.











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