The generation of electricity, and the consumption of energy in general, often result in adverse effects on the environment. Coal-fired power plants generate over half of the electricity used in the U.S., and therefore play a significant role in any discussion of energy and the environment.

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Margaret Mann
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NREL
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Mann, Maggie
Publication Year: 
2000
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