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The Kaiparowits coal projectand the environment

Ronald Jepperson

The Kaiparowits coal projectand the environment

a case study

by Ronald Jepperson

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Published by Ann Arbor Science Publishers, Electric Power Research Institute in Ann Arbor, Mich, Palo Alto, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric power-plants -- Environmental aspects -- Utah.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ronald Jepperson, Eric Hemel, Robert Hauptman ; (Stanford Western Energy Policy Study).
    ContributionsHemel, Eric I., Hauptman, Robert., Electric Power Research Institute., Stanford Western Energy Policy Study.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD195.E4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 114 p. ;
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21212006M
    ISBN 100250403994
    OCLC/WorldCa7650500

    Other articles where Kaiparowits Plateau is discussed: Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument: The arid Kaiparowits Plateau rises above the surrounding land in the centre of the monument and contains prehistoric artifacts, petrified wood, and fossils of the Cretaceous Period (about 65 to million years old). In the northeast, the Escalante River has cut deep into the sandstone over. The coal is east and the dinosaurs are west,” says paleontologist Jim Kirkland of the Utah Geological Survey. “The mines aren’t going to affect the dinosaur stuff very much.” The Kaiparowits coal beds formed in coastal mangrove and cypress swamps.

    Kaiparowits Basin Coal Lease is a acre closed coal lease in Kane, Utah. Ownership and use of this lease is overseen by the Bureau of Land Management's Kanab Field Office under the serial number UTU The last action for this lease occurred on May 1, A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Renewable energy Author: Shitalkumar Patel.

      Adani paid $ million plus a future coal royalty stream in to the now disgraced Linc Energy for its Carmichael coal tenements of some billion tonnes of coal. The following year it. In an apparent effort to free up some the Kaiparowits Plateau’s rich coal seams, this monument’s boundaries feature arms jutting in all directions where big bites were taken out of the.


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The Kaiparowits coal project and the environment: a case study Author: Ronald Jepperson ; Eric I Hemel ; Robert Hauptman ; Electric Power Research Institute. Environmental Geologic Studies of the Kaiparowits Coal-Basin Area, Utah By K. SARGENT Abstract The Kaiparowits coal-basin area may contain as much as 20 billion tons of coal; it is a major coal-re­ source area and a potentially important energy File Size: 7MB.

The Kaiparowits region: A geographic and geologic reconnaissance of part of Utah and Arizona, (U.S. Geological survey. Professional paper ) [Gregory, Herbert E] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Kaiparowits region: A geographic and geologic reconnaissance of part of Utah and Arizona, (U.S.

Geological : Herbert E Gregory. The Kaiparowits coal basin is a major coal resource area. Geologic and hydrologic studies summarized here should be helpful to land-use planners and land developers. Description. Kaiparowits coal power plans scuttled.

Southern California Edison has backed down from its plan to construct the controversial 3, megawatt Kaiparowits coal-fired power plant in central Utah, citing increasing costs, environmental constraints, and pending regulatory legislation.

A Summary of Coal Distribution and Geology in the Kaiparowits Plateau, Utah J3 The Kaiparowits Plateau is a dissected mesa that rises as much as 6, ft above the surrounding terrain.

Elevations range f ft above sea level near the Aquarius Plateau on the north, to 4, ft above sea level near Lake Powell on the Size: 6MB. Full text of "Final environmental impact statement: proposed Kaiparowits Project, v.

7" See other formats. Yes, the Kaiparowits Plateau has coal -- an estimated 15 billion short tons (Doelling and Graham, ). Only one half to one third of that coal is recoverable -- perhaps 5 to 7 billion tons, or less than 4 percent of the nation's proven recoverable reserves. The Kaiparowits Formation is an unusually thick package of Upper Cretaceous (late Campanian) strata exposed in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument of southern Utah, USA.

Inthe Southern California Edison Company proposed the construction of a megawatt coal-fired generation plant within the Kaiparowits Plateau. [7] [8] This plant was intended to be fed by large coal deposits in the plateau, which may have yielded up to 4 billion tons of fuel.

A s a geological feature, the Kaiparowits Plateau in southern Utah's Kane County presents what geologist C.E. Dutton in designated as an "excellent example" of the ancient remnants of the state's topography. In the famed western explorer John Wesley Powell described the plateau as "long and narrow," fronted by "storm-carved cliffs" rising to an elevation of from 2, to 4, feet.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Land control and coal reserves of the Kaiparowits Plateau, Alton, and east half Kolob Coal Fields, Utah in SearchWorks catalog.

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Geologic Overview and Resource Assessment of Coal in the Kaiparowits Plateau, Southern Utah T7. resources in the Kaiparowits Plateau was published by Doel- ling and Graham ().

This report included geologic maps, at a scale ofand measured coal thicknesses in 27 ′ quadrangles in the plateau (fi g. 2).File Size: 3MB. This volume covers many aspects of European coal geology and illustrates the depth and breadth of research from sedimentological, geochemical and exploration models, to exploration drilling and economic evaluation of coal deposits, on a local and country-wide scale, as well as the environmental aspects of coal burning and disposal of CO2.

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There are substitutes for Kaiparowits coal in central Utah, he says, but "there are no substitutes for the wilderness value of this area." For more information, contact the BLM, N.

East. LOS ANGELES, April 14—A consortium of electric companies unexpectedly announced today the cancellation, after years of controversy, of the $ billion Kaiparowits power plant project in a scenic area of southern Utah.

The move, attributed to economic, regulatory and environmental. This report on the coal resources of the Kaiparowits Plateau, Utah is a contribution to the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) 'National Coal Resource Assessment' (NCRA), a five year effort to identify and characterize the coal beds and coal zones that could potentially provide the fuel for the Nation's coal-derived energy during the first quarter of the twenty-first century.

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More than seven months ago, as pressure from environmentalists mounted, a controversial plan to build a coal‐burning power plant atop the scenic Kaiparowits Plateau in southern Utah was abandoned. Since then, the three sponsoring utility companies, anxious to develop the more than 15 billion tons.The Kaiparowits Formation yields fewer marine elements and is dominated by more upland faunas and those favoring deep river channels.

Chelonian shell size seems to be larger on average than in their northern relatives, and several taxa occur only in the Kaiparowits (Baena. Rep. James Hansen, R-Utah, pointed out that a large portion of the coal-rich Kaiparowits Plateau within the monument belonged to the children of Utah.

When Utah became a state inaboutacres were set aside for development, and a trust fund was created to collect and hold all the revenues directly for the benefit of schools.