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Brew the coffee, turn on the radio, and check your electronic mail – you’re on your way to burning 20 pounds of coal for the day. That’s how much coal the average American uses. No matter what, we all have a stake in coal’s future.

This Environment Report special explores the effects of coal in our lives and in the lives of those who depend on coal for a living and takes a closer look at the technologies that promise to deliver coal into the new green economy.

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