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The U.S. ranks 1st in coal reserves

According to British Petroleum, the United States ranks first in proven coal deposits, with 27% of the world’s total known deposits. Combined, the United States, Russia, China, India, and Australia have more than three-quarters of the world’s proven coal reserves.

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  1. 19 October 2010 at 8:13 pm

    Yes, what a feeling to know that the USA still leads in a energy producing mineral, now if we could harness its use like we do everything else, better than anyone else, we will be partially on the road to easy street.
    Send me any and all info, Im an inventor and would love to start turning my attention to our #1 resource.

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