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Each link is listed twice—once at the top for quick access, and again below with a short description of what’s at the site.

Quick List

Coal Education from the Kentucky Coal Council
MineNet
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 30: Mineral Lands and Mining
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
Mine Safety and Health Research
U.S. Geological Survey
United States Department of Energy
Kentucky Geological Survey

Annotated Listing

Coal Education from the Kentucky Coal Council—In an effort to educate the public, the contents of this page are directed to students, teachers, employees of the coal industry, and the general public to increase their knowledge of coal and the coal industry. It includes lesson plans designed for use in classrooms from elementary school through high school, an online version of the Kentucky Coal Facts Book, a section portraying coal-mining history, and much more.

MineNet is Tensor Technologies’ self-described World Wide Web gateway for the mining industry. “Think of it as an electronic trade show/scientific meeting. See what products and services are available (the Yellow Pages); check out booths for information from government agencies, universities, societies, and other mining information sources.”

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)—Current developments and issues in power plant operation, including lots of information about fossil-fuel plants.

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 30: Mineral Lands and Mining—This web version of a portion of the U.S. Code was generated automatically from the ASCII source document by software developed by Brian Shelden, Systems Coordinator of the Legal Information Institute. Source: CD-ROM prepared and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the House of Representatives. It contains the laws in force on January 24, 1994.

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM)—part of the federal Department of the Interior.

Mine Safety and Health Research

U.S. Geological Survey—A bureau of the Department of the Interior, the USGS is the nation’s largest earth science research and information agency.

United States Department of Energy—Learn about the Secretary of Energy’s job and the department’s mission, plans, organizational structure, etc. This page is maintained by the U.S. DOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information.


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