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Notes on Explosive Mine Gases and Dusts: With Special Reference to Explosions in the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi Coal Mines

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing coal mining gas and dust explosions, specifically those at the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi mines of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Studies on mine explosions, as well as methods and analyses are presented. This report includes tables, and an illustration.
Date: 1911
Creator: Chamberlin, Rollin Thomas
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Investigation of Construction Failure of Reinforced Concrete Cooling Tower at Willow Island, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over investigation of the collapse of a concrete cooling tower on Willow Island, West Virginia. Results of field, and laboratory tests are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: September 1982
Creator: Lew, H. S.; Fattal, S. G.; Shaver, J. R.; Reinhold, T. A. & Hunt, B. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Lithology and Reservoir Properties of the Big Lime, Keener, Big Injun, Weir, and Berea Horizons, Spruce Creek Oilfield, Ritchie County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the lithology of oilfields in Ritchie County, West Virginia. The different properties and characteristics of the core samples found in Ritchie County are presented, and compared. This report includes tables, and a map.
Date: 1963
Creator: McCord, Wallace R. & Eckard, William E.
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Reconnaissance for Uranium in Coal and Shale in Southern West Virginia and Southwestern Virginia

Description: Report discussing the U.S. Geological Survey's investigation of uraniferous coals and shales found in southern West Virginia and southwestern Virginia. Information regarding the general area, stratigraphy, structural geology, radioactivity of measured sections, radioactivity of collected samples, and conclusions are included.
Date: July 1953
Creator: Snider, John L.
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Radioactive Coal and Shale of Pennsylvanian and Permian Age in Northern West Virginia

Description: Report discussing radioactive coal in northern West Virginia. From Abstract: "The commercially important coal beds in the Monongahela series of Pennsylvanian age and coal and shale of the Dunkard series of Permian age were examined and sampled in eight counties in northern West Virginia."
Date: December 1954
Creator: Patterson, E. D.
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Radioactivity of Coal and Associated Rock in the Coal Fields of Eastern Kentucky and Southern West Virginia

Description: The following report covers a reconnaissance study that was made of radioactivity of coal and associated rock in the coal fields of eastern Kentucky and Logan Mingo counties, W. Va. Samples of coal, carbonaceous shale, marine shale, flint clay, and dike rock were discovered and radioactivity within these samples were measured.
Date: June 1953
Creator: Welch, Stewart W.
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West Virginia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Statutory Authorities Summarized

Description: This report is one of a series that profiles the emergency management and homeland security statutory authorities of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and three territories (American Samoa, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Each profile identifies the more significant elements of state statutes, generally as codified. This report focuses on the state of West Virginia.
Date: September 3, 2004
Creator: Bea, Keith; Runyon, L. Cheryl & Warnock, Kae M.
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Comparative Yields of Light Oil, Tar, and Constituents from Carbonization Tests at 800 Degrees, 900 Degrees, and 1,000 Degrees Celsius

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on testing done on a variety of American coals collected from 32 coal beds across the country. The carbonizing properties of samples tested at 3 different temperatures are presented. This report includes tables, and graphs.
Date: March 1943
Creator: Holmes, C. R.; Wilson, J. E. & Davis, J. D.
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Marion County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Marion County, West Virginia. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: October 1956
Creator: Provost, John M.; Dowd, James J.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Brooke County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Brooke County, West Virginia. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: October 1955
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Provost, John M.; Travis, Raymond G.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Ohio County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Ohio County, West Virginia. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: October 1955
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Provost, John M.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
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Petroleum-Engineering Study of Gas Injection in the Cabin Creek Field, Kanawha and Boone Counties, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the study of oil recovery through gas-injection techniques. The report discusses these secondary oil recovery methods in Cabin Creek field in West Virginia. This report contains maps and tables.
Date: August 1952
Creator: Magee, Joe N. & Taylor, Sam S.
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Wyoming County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines evaluating the reserves of coking coal in Wyoming County, West Virginia. The report also lists properties of coal and coal blends from the area. This report includes maps and tables.
Date: April 1953
Creator: Wallace, Joseph J.; Dowd, James J.; Tavenner, William H.; Provost, John M.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Monongalia County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Monongalia County, West Virginia. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: June 1956
Creator: Travis, Raymond G.; Dowd, James J.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Logan County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Logan County, West Virginia. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: September 1956
Creator: Tavenner, William H.; Dowd, James J.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Marshall County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Marshall County, West Virginia. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: April 1956
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Provost, John M.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in McDowell County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines to evaluate the reserves of known coking coal in McDowell County, West Virginia. The study analyzes the properties of coal and coal blends from the area. This report includes tables and maps.
Date: November 1952
Creator: Wallace, Joseph J.; Dowd, James J.; Tavenner, William H.; Provost, John M.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Mingo County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Mingo County, West Virginia. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: August 1954
Creator: Wallace, Joseph J.; Dowd, James J.; Tavenner, William H.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Mercer County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Mercer County, West Virginia. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: September 1954
Creator: Wallace, Joseph J.; Dowd, James J.; Tavenner, William H.; Provost, John M.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Raleigh County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines to evaluate the known estimates of coking coal in Raleigh County, West Virginia. The investigation discusses the properties of coal and coal blends found in this region. This report contains tables, and maps.
Date: June 1952
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Toenges, Albert L.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
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