February 2001
Volume 53    Issue 2

EIA report: How Clean Air Act Amendments affect coal transportation

Mining Engineering , 2001, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp. 8-10

When the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA90) were enacted, Congress anticipated that many coal-fired power plants would switch to burning low-sulfur coal. It was further anticipated that this shift would lead to significant changes in regional patterns of coal production and distribution and to increases in shipping distances for coal.

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