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Why Liquid Coal Is Not a Viable Option to Move America Beyond Oil

Why Liquid Coal Is Not a Viable Option to Move America Beyond Oil

Full Title: Why Liquid Coal Is Not a Viable Option to Move America Beyond Oil
Author(s): NRDC
Publisher(s):  Natural Resources Defense Council
Publication Date: February 1, 2007
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Description (excerpt):

The coal industry is touting a plan to transform millions of tons of coal into diesel and other liquid fuels—an expensive, inefficient process that releases large quantities of heat-trapping carbon dioxide into our air. Fortunately, better, cleaner options exist to reduce America’s dependence on oil: efficiency, smart growth, and renewable fuels.

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