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How to burn Illinois coal without smoke

L. P. Breckenridge

How to burn Illinois coal without smoke

by L. P. Breckenridge

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Published by The University in Urbana, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smoke prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby L. P. Breckenridge.
    SeriesUniversity of Illinois Bulletin. vol. IV, no. 31. Bulletin no. 15 University of Illinois Engineering experiment station
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD884 .B8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationcover-title, 45 p.
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6993700M
    LC Control Number08004028
    OCLC/WorldCa4605943

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    Many of these waste banks catch fire and burn, serving as a source of air pollution. Mining coal is among the most unpleasant of occupations. A miner is in constant intimate contact with dirt, often without room to stand up, and engulfed in dust. Idealists have called it a job unfit for humans. We safeguard environmental quality, consistent with the social and economic needs of the State, so as to protect health, welfare, property and the quality of life.


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The Centralia mine fire is a coal-seam fire that has been burning underneath the borough of Centralia, Pennsylvania, United States, since at least Its original cause is still a matter of debate. It is burning in underground coal mines at depths of up to feet (90 m) over an 8-mile (13 km) stretch of 3, acres (15 km 2).

At its current rate, it could continue to burn for over. By the late s, America led the world in coal production.

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We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, /5(28). Breckenridge, L. (Lester Paige), Fuel tests with Illinois coals / (Urbana: University of Illinois, []), also by Henry Bernhard Dirks and Samuel Wilson Parr (page images at HathiTrust) Breckenridge, L.

(Lester Paige), How to burn Illinois coal without smoke, (Urbana, Ill. The World's Oldest Underground Fire Has Been Burning For 6, Years sulfur-tinged smoke is the only hint of a massive coal seam burning 70 feet under the ground.

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