The coal facts

By Dick Hill,
Posted Jan. 29, 2010, at 9:59 p.m.

Half of U.S. electricity is generated by burning coal. That coal costs about $1.50 per million Btu. The oil we burn to heat our homes costs about $25 per million Btu. The elimination of coal from our national energy diet will be difficult.

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