“America has more coal than any other fossil fuel resource. The United States also has more coal reserves than any other single country in the world. In fact, just over 1/4 of all the known coal in the world is in the United States. The United States has more coal that can be mined than the rest of the world has oil that can be pumped from the ground. . . “
Explore information from US Dept. of Energy’s “Coal is our Most Important Fuel” Website to continue reading (pdf) – includes A Brief History of Coal Use, Coal Mining and Transportation, Cleaning Up Coal, The Clean Coal Technology Program, Knocking the NOx out of Coal, A “Bed” for Burning Coal, and The Cleanest Coal Technology – a Real Gas!