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General topics about using bituminous coal for residential and commercial heating. Pros, cons, and where to get it.
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LXD212
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Post Fri. Feb. 12, 2010 10:00 am

IS COAL CONSIDERED A BIO MASS FUEL
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Post Fri. Feb. 12, 2010 10:05 am

LXD212 wrote:IS COAL CONSIDERED A BIO MASS FUEL
No it is a fossil fuel about 100 to 360 million years old

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthracite

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bituminous_coal
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Post Fri. Feb. 12, 2010 12:55 pm

They do make a BIO COAL or E-Coal. They wouldn't send us samples or sell to residential at the time we inquired about it.
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Post Fri. Feb. 12, 2010 7:14 pm

E-coal is made by sending it through the internet. :lol:
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Post Fri. Feb. 12, 2010 7:23 pm

Ground-up commpressed charcoal
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