coal coal  /ˈkoʊl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
  2. (n) a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering
  3. (v) burn to charcoal
  4. (v) supply with coal
  5. (v) take in coal

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News

  1. Coal on the Wrong Side of Energy's Future

    Coal companies are counting on exports to save them, but they're in for a surprise as the future of energy unfolds.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  2. Coal mine discrimination suit close to resolution

    A lawsuit against a western Kentucky coal mine accused of discriminating against black job applicants appears to be nearing a settlement. River View Coal, a subsidiary of Tulsa, Okla.-based Alliance Resource ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Ky. coal mine settles racial discrimination suit

    A western Kentucky coal mine accused of discriminating against black job applicants has settled a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. River View Coal, a subsidiary of Tulsa, ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "I told Byrd if you pave every single inch of West Virginia, it's going to be much harder to mine coal," he said, drawing a hearty laugh. "And he told me, 'The Constitution does not prohibit humble servants from delivering whatever they can...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Robert Byrd Source: Beckley Register-Herald

  2. Energy was one of the six main topics in Tuesday's speech, with Bush saying "we must continue changing the way America generates electric power -- by even greater use of clean-coal technology, solar and wind energy, and clean, safe nuclear power."
    on Jan 24, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

  3. "It is time to retire the cynical and superficial coal company-created argument that we must choose between people, their jobs, and our mountains," Judd said. "That is simply false, fear-based and fear-mongering."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Ashley Judd Source: The Associated Press

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