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Methane emission from U.S. coal mines in 1973. A survey. A supplement to IC 8558.

Authors
Irani-MC; Jeran-PW; Deul-M
Source
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8659, 1974 Jan; :1-47
NIOSHTIC No.
10000595
Abstract
This Bureau of Mines survey of methane emissions indicates that total daily emissions have declined from 227 mm ft3 in 1971 to 214.7 Mm ft3 in 1973. The highest average daily emissions in million cubic feet per day observed in U.S. bituminous coal mines were, in decreasing order, Monongalia County, West Virginia, 40.7; Marion County, West Virginia, 23.1; Buchanan County, Virginia, 22.1; Washington County, Pennsylvania, 12.4; Greene County, Pennsylvania, 11.7; McDowell County, West Virginia, 11.4; Cambria County, Pennsylvania, 9.8; Jefferson County, Alabama, 9.5; Wyoming County, West Virginia, 6.0; Marshall County, West Virginia, 4.8; and Indiana County, Pennsylvania, 4.8.
Keywords
Mine-gases; Mining-industry; Methanes; Methane-drainage; Methane-control; Explosive-gases; Explosive-atmospheres; Underground-mining; Coal-mining; Control-technology; Engineering-controls
CAS No.
74-82-8
Publication Date
19740101
Document Type
IH; Information Circular
Fiscal Year
1974
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
IC-8659
NIOSH Division
PRC
Source Name
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, RI 8659
State
AL; PA; VA; WV
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