Coal

Addressing the substance of coal from every dimension

Coal, that familiar, solid, lightweight, black fuel, is the focus of interest in this edition. Its origins, its exploitation through deep shaft and opencast mining, the environmental issues associated with coal mining, corrective and protective measures to restore the area, uses in industry, consumption at the Cercs power station and atmospheric pollution are the issues addressed, providing an overview of coal from every dimension. he cork, and the resulting environmental issues.