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    • High-Extraction Mining, Subsidence, and Virginia’s Water Resources 

      Roth, Richard A.; Randolph, John; Zipper, Carl E. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1990-05)
      The Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research was established in 1977 as an "interdisciplinary study, research, inrormation and resource facility for the Commonwealth. As a public service research organization, the ...
    • In-state Economic Impacts of the Virginia Coal Industry and Potential Coal Production Declines 

      Zipper, Carl E. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1995-05)
      Production and transportation of coal make a significant contribution to the Virginia economy. Several recent reports, however, indicate that Virginia coal production appears vulnerable to substantial decline in the near ...
    • Meeting Coal Production Demands in the USA: Upstream issues, challenges, and strategies 

      Gluskoter, Harold J.; Karmis, Michael E.; Luttrell, Gerald H.; Ramani, Raja V.; Vance, George F. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 2008-12)
      The National Commission on Energy Policy (NCEP) commissioned this report to review and identify critical “upstream” fuel cycle issues that need to be addressed to ensure that the domestic coal industry can continue meeting ...
    • Micrometer-scale Experimental Characterization of the Lower Huron Shale in the Central Appalachian Basin 

      Tan, Xinyu; Gilliland, Ellen; Tang, Xu; Fan, Ming; Ripepi, Nino (American Geophysical Union, 2020)
      The mechanical properties of shale play an important role in hydraulic fracturing design. Although the popular nanoindentation method can be performed to evaluate some mechanical characteristics of organic matter, it is ...
    • Mountain Voices: The Socio-Cultural Ramifications of Declines in Coal Mining Employment and Production in the Southwestern Virginia Coalfields 

      Mooney, Stephen D. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1998-08)
      The following study, Mountain Voices, was funded by the Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research. Its purpose is to allow the people of the southwestern Virginia coalfields—miners and managers, citizens and industry ...
    • North American Cross-Border Electricity Trade 

      Loomis, Ian M. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1998-03)
      The extensive trade of goods and services between the United States and Canada includes electricity. In general, this trade involves the shipment of power in both directions across the national border. In recent years the ...
    • A Preliminary Feasibility Study of a New Electricity Transmission Line From the Virginia Coalfield to the Virginia Power System 

      Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1992)
      Virginia House Joint Resolution No. 441 (February, 1991) directed the Virginia State Corporation Commission and the Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research (VCCER) to "study means available, prior to 1998, to 'wheel' ...
    • Prospects for Coalbed Methane Development in Virginia 

      Randolph, John; Balasubrahmanyam, Sunil (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1990-03-15)
      This report reviews the prospects for commercial development of coalbed methane in Virginia. The first section summarizes recent studies on resource potential. The second describes production technologies and marketing ...
    • A Study of Increased Use of Renewable Energy Resources in Virginia 

      Karmis, Michael (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 2005-11-11)
      The objective of this study, as requested by the Virginia Commission on Electric Utility Restructuring, was to review the current status and prospects for renewable energy in Virginia. The study reviews the current generation ...
    • Virginia Coal: An Abridged History 

      Hibbard, Walter R., Jr. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1990-04)
      An abridged history of coal production in Virginia, including data about Virginia coal production and consumption from 1748-1988.