Southeastern Section–56th Annual Meeting (29–30 March 2007)
Session No. 28 Friday, 30 March 2007
8:40 AM-11:20 AM, Hyatt Regency Savannah on the Historic Riverfront: Scarborough 2

T24. Coal Geology and Related Issues: 2007 and Beyond

Glenn B. Stracher and Karen M. McCurdy, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:40 AM Introductory Remarks
28-19:00 AM BLUE GEM COAL, SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY: A PRIME RESOURCE FOR THE PRODUCTION OF SILICON METALS AND ANODE COKE FOR ALUMINUM: GARDNER, J. Steven1, ANDREWS, Roney J.2, HOWER, James C.3, and AMICK, Mike1, (1) Engineering Consulting Services, Inc, 340 South Broadway, Suite 200, Lexington, KY 40508, jsgardner@engrservices.com, (2) Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky, 2540 Research Park Drive, Lexington, KY 40511, (3) Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky, 2540 Research Park Dr, Lexington, KY 40511-8479, hower@caer.uky.edu
28-29:20 AM TRANSPORT AND DEPOSITION OF COAL TAR CONTAMINATED SEDIMENTS IN AN URBAN FRESHWATER STREAM: VULAVA, Vijay M., Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, vulavav@cofc.edu, MCKAY, Larry D., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 306 Earth and Planetary Sciences Bldg, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, DICKERSON, Syreeta, BWXT Y-12, Bear Creek Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, COOPER, Lee, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, and MENN, Fu-Min, Center for Environmental Biotechnology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996
28-39:40 AM EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION OF IN-SITU CO2-WATER-ROCK INTERACTION DURING CO2 INJECTIONS IN BASALTIC ROCKS: IMPLICATIONS FOR CO2 SEQUESTRATION: BARKER, Robin1, NEAL, Andrew1, MATTER, Juerg2, WALL, William1, and DATTA, Saugata3, (1) Biological and Environmental Sciences, Georgia College and State University, Campus Box 081, Milledgeville, GA 31061, robin_barker@ecats.gcsu.edu, (2) Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, 61 rte 9W, New York, NY 10964, (3) Biological & Environmental Sciences, Georgia College and State University, 204 Herty Hall, Milledgeville, GA 31061-0490
28-410:00 AM WESTERN KENTUCKY COALS: POTENTIAL FOR COALBED METHANE AND GAS ADSORPTION: MARDON, Sarah M., Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0053, smmard0@uky.edu, TAKACS, Kathryn G., Kentucky Geological Survey, University of Kentucky, 228 Mining and Minerals Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0107, HOWER, James C., Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky, 2540 Research Park Dr, Lexington, KY 40511-8479, EBLE, Cortland F., Kentucky Geological Survey, University of Kentucky, 228 Mining and Mineral Resources Bldg, Lexington, KY 40506-0107, and MASTALERZ, Maria, Indiana Geol Survey, 611 North Walnut Grove, Bloomington, IN 47405
28-510:20 AM ARE CHANGES IN COAL POLICY ON THE HORIZON? AN EXAMINATION OF COMMITTEE CHANGES IN THE 110TH CONGRESS: MCCURDY, Karen M., Department of Political Science, Georgia Southern Univ, P.O. Box 8101, 2287 Carroll Building, Statesboro, GA 30460, KMcCurdy@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
28-610:40 AM GAS VENT MINERALOGY OF COAL FIRES BURNING AROUND THE WORLD: STRACHER, Glenn B., Division of Mathematics and Science, East Georgia College, 131 College Circle, Swainsboro, GA 30401, stracher@ega.edu
 11:00 AM Discussion

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