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Projects to Expand Fuel Sources in Western States. Survey of Planned or Proposed Coal, Oil Shale, Tar Sand, Uranium, & Geothermal Supply Expansion Projects, & Related Infrastructure in States West...
NTIS: PB 265 633 :208 pages
This Bureau of Mines study is a listing of fuels-related projects that are presently under construction, planned, or proposed by various companies and organizations in the western United States. The future facilities covered in this report fall into the following categories: coal mines and expansions to existing mines, electric powerplants and waste-to-fuel conversion plants, oil shale projects, tar sands projects, potential geothermal facilities, coal slurry pipelines, railroads related to fuels development, uranium mines and expansions to existing mines, uranium mills and enrichment facilities, oil refineries, and natural gas processing plants. The projects are listed by state. Data concerning the company, location, planned markets, process type, initial operating date, capacity, water requirements, employment, current status, and other relevant information are included. Each project has been plotted on an accompanying state map. Due to present uncertainties concerning the fuels industry, some of the listed projects may never be constructed. No attempt has been made to determine the degree of certainty or viability of each project.
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NTIS: PB 265 633
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division