• Diesel Power Coal Wyoming Energy

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    FOT454239
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    13700 x 6325 px
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    1160 x 536 mm
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    Gillette Wyoming coal mines produced over 444, 880, 617 tons of low sulphur coal in 2006 and directly employed 6, 030 people. This amount of coal accounts for 38% of the nation's coal. This coal is used in over 35 different states to generate electricity Wyoming is the largest coal-producing state, digging out 453.6 million short tons of coal in 2007. The Gillette coalfield alone produced 431 million short tons, or about 38 percent of the nation's entire annual coal production."This is why we started with the Gillette coalfield in this new assessment, " Luppens said. "It is the single most important coalfield in the United States right now in terms of total production." train railway freight diesel engines rail track slow
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    Rob Weaver
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    Rob Weaver
    Date Taken
    2008-08-06
    Uploaded on
    2008-08-06
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    A3 . American Gateway to West continued WYOMING COLORADO WEST HISTORY AND ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND PARKS C
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    Science
    Sub Category
    Geography
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