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Title: FUA (Fuel Use Act) max effect 129 million tons of coal in 1990

Abstract

According to the draft environmental impact statement prepared by the US Department of Energy (DOE), the new Fuel Use Act could, in the extreme case of maximum substitution of coal, increase coal demand by 72 million tons in 1985 and 129 million tons in 1990, as compared with a base case projection. DOE's base case (without the FUA) projects 1985 coal production at 1.098 billion tons and 1990 coal production at 1.255 billion tons. The coal to supply 58-68% of the nation's new users (mostly industrial in the Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, and New Mexico area) would come half from the area and half from the Northern Plains. The national consequences of implementing the proposed action will be largely undiscernible to the general public, according to the EIS, but would increase flexibility in natural gas curtailment decisions, with gas reserves for higher priority users, and encourage advanced coal combustion technology, both rated as significant positive impacts.

Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5831147
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 5831147
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Coal Min. Process.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 16:2
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; COAL; ENERGY DEMAND; PRODUCTION; FORECASTING; POWER PLANT AND INDUSTRIAL FUEL USE ACT; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; US DOE; CARBONACEOUS MATERIALS; DEMAND; DOCUMENT TYPES; ENERGY SOURCES; FOSSIL FUELS; FUELS; LAWS; MATERIALS; NATIONAL ENERGY ACT; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; US ORGANIZATIONS 290300* -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Environment, Health, & Safety; 293000 -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Policy, Legislation, & Regulation; 010900 -- Coal, Lignite, & Peat-- Environmental Aspects; 017000 -- Coal, Lignite, & Peat-- Legislation & Regulations

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title = {FUA (Fuel Use Act) max effect 129 million tons of coal in 1990},
author = {Not Available},
abstractNote = {According to the draft environmental impact statement prepared by the US Department of Energy (DOE), the new Fuel Use Act could, in the extreme case of maximum substitution of coal, increase coal demand by 72 million tons in 1985 and 129 million tons in 1990, as compared with a base case projection. DOE's base case (without the FUA) projects 1985 coal production at 1.098 billion tons and 1990 coal production at 1.255 billion tons. The coal to supply 58-68% of the nation's new users (mostly industrial in the Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, and New Mexico area) would come half from the area and half from the Northern Plains. The national consequences of implementing the proposed action will be largely undiscernible to the general public, according to the EIS, but would increase flexibility in natural gas curtailment decisions, with gas reserves for higher priority users, and encourage advanced coal combustion technology, both rated as significant positive impacts.},
doi = {},
journal = {Coal Min. Process.; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 16:2,
place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {2}
}