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Federal efforts to control the environmental and health effects of synthetic fuels development

United States. General Accounting Office

Federal efforts to control the environmental and health effects of synthetic fuels development

report to the chairman, Subcommittee on Fossil and Synthetic Fuels, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Synthetic fuels industry -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
  • Synthetic fuels industry -- Health aspects -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1], iv, [2], 42 p. ;
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17830736M

    Sustainable energy is the practice of using energy in a way that "meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.". Meeting the world's needs for energy in a sustainable way is widely considered to be one of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century. Synthetic Fuels (Article Type: Explanation) South Africa’s example of synthetic fuels is the petroleum products produced by Sasol at Sasolburg. The process started by converting coal into petrol and diesel using readily available low-grade coal.

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@article{osti_, title = {Synthetic fuels and the environment: an environmental and regulatory impacts analysis}, author = {None}, abstractNote = {Since July when DOE/EV report Environmental Analysis of Synthetic Liquid fuels was published the synthetic fuels program proposals of the Administration have undergone significant modifications.

5 Environmental Impacts of Alleviative Fuels AIR QUALITY, HEALTH, AND SAFETY EFFECTS The activity involved in producing, manufacturing, distributing, and us- ing fuels raises issues on a variety of adverse effects on the environment and on human health and safety.

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