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These websites and pictures are visual aids to help you understand our argument on why coal is the best energy source.

Link to website:http://www.odec.ca/projects/2006/wong6j2/coal.html
This website explains with diagrams how coal is formed and the technology used in coal mining (slides 2 and 3)

Link: http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=coal_home-basics
This website gives you visual aids (a map) shown below to help you understand the production of coal in the United States and how it
affects the economy in a positive way. (slide )
Coal Production by Coal-Producing Region, 2009
Total: 1,072.8 Million Short Tons
Map of the three coal producing regions, 2009: Appalachian with 339.3 million short tons, Interior with 146.8 million short tons, and Western with 584.5 million short tons, Total 1171.8 million short tons.
Map of the three coal producing regions, 2009: Appalachian with 339.3 million short tons, Interior with 146.8 million short tons, and Western with 584.5 million short tons, Total 1171.8 million short tons.

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Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration,
Quarterly Coal Report (April 2010)


Major Components of a Coal-fired Power Plant with Carbon Capture

Coal scrubber diagram from National Mining Association.
Coal scrubber diagram from National Mining Association.

Source: National Mining Association