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brown coal

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brown coal

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(Minerals) a low-quality coal intermediate in grade between peat and lignite
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Noun1.brown coal - intermediate between peat and bituminous coalbrown coal - intermediate between peat and bituminous coal
coal - fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
humate - material that is high in humic acids
jet - a hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewelry or ornamentation
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Luminant Energy phased out operations at its Big Brown coal plant in Freestone County today, ceasing electricity production at the nations largest source of sulfur dioxide in 2016 and one of the nations largest sources of mercury.
853 million tons of brown coal and 47 million tons of black coal.
The police are investigating the incident as a suicide case as they found lit brown coal on a frying pan at his residence,the report added.
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Why not have a swipe at the Germans, who have embarked on a massive programme of power station building using brown coal (lignite) - the dirtiest available.
As Earth Island Journal reported last year, the Hazelwood plant gained notoriety over the past decade due to concerns about the sheer level of emissions released from the burning of brown coal there.
Lignite, also called brown coal, is the dirtiest of all fossil fuels with relation to carbon dioxide emissions.
Australia has high-quality black and brown coal deposits measuring 76.
Brown coal production originates from surface mine basins across the country.
Lignite, or brown coal, is naturally compressed peat and is used as a chief form of fuel in some steam-turbine power stations.
The Afsin-Elbistan region holds up to 45% of Turkey's reserves of lignite, or brown coal, and Turkish authorities have been keen to attract investment into the region to help meet growing electricity demand.
An enterprise for production of gasoline and diesel fuel from brown coal within the Sary-Adar field in Kazakhstan's Akmola region will launch in April 2015.