Lite Geology — Current Issue

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Number 36, Fall 2014 (2.08 MB)

  • New Mexico's Coal and Electricity Industries and the Clean Air Act
  • Carbon Dioxide Emissions: New Guidelines and Economic Challenges
  • Global Impacts of Coal Production
  • Replacement Fuelss for Coal-Fired Electricity
  • Water Use at Coal-fired Power Plants
  • Earth Briefs: North Carolina Coal Ash Spill
  • Crossword Puzzle
  • New Mexico's Most Wanted Mineral—Whewellite
  • New Mexico's Enchanting Geology
  • Classroom Activity—Cupcake Core Sampling
  • Through the Hand Lens
  • Short Items of Interest

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