This book provides current information on coal, oil shale, and uranium resources in Colorado, as well as on the potential impact of the technology associated with their development and utilization for the production of energy.
Part I: Coal 1. Nature of the Resource 2. Exploration Overview 3. Recovery Methods 4. Coal Cleaning 5. Commercial Development Considerations 6. Environmental Considerations 7. Colorado Coal: Importance and Impact 8. Technological Factors Affecting Coal Use 9. Coal Production Constraints 10. The Future: Observations and Concerns Part II: Oil Shale 11. Nature of the Resource 12. Oil Shale Mining 13. Shale Oil Processing 14. Commercial Development Consideration 15. Environmental Considerations 16. Colorado Oil Shale: Importance and Impact 17. Shale Oil Production Constraints 18. The Future - Observations and Concerns Part III: Uranium 19. Nature of the Resource 20. Exploration 21. Uranium Recovery 22. Uranium Processing 23. Commercial Development Considerations 24. Environmental Considerations 25. Regulatory Considerations 26. Colorado Uranium: Importance and Impact 27. Technological Developments Affecting Uranium Needs 28. Uranium Production Constraints 29. The Future - Observations and Concerns