Coal is probably our most abundant energy resource. We have provable reserves, within our own borders, equal to a quarter of the world’s reserves and more coal than any other country in the world. Coal generates approximately 50% of our electricity, more than any other energy source. Coal can meet our domestic energy for the next 100 years. Coal also costs a fraction of alternative sources of energy such as natural gas.
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