The National Academies: What You Need To Know About Energy

The National Academies

What You Need To Know About Energy

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What percentage of the coal mined in the United States was used to generate electricity in 2006?

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    90% of the coal mined in the United States was used to generate electricity in 2006.

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    90% of the coal mined in the United States was used to generate electricity in 2006.

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    90% of the coal mined in the United States was used to generate electricity in 2006.