||Western energy : the interregional coal analysis model /
Green, John W.
||Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service, Washington, DC. Natural Resource Economics Div.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Environmental Engineering and Technology.
|| U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service,
Coal--United States. ;
Strip mining--United States.
Coal mining ;
Electric power plants ;
Electric power generation ;
Western coal ;
Energy models ;
Energy source development ;
Western Region(United States) ;
Energy demand ;
Coal fired power plants ;
Energy policy ;
Interregional coal analysis model
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||vi, 255 p. : ill., maps, charts ; 26 cm.
This report describes a method for anticipating some of the impacts of coal development under different policy options. The Interregional Coal Analysis Model (ICAM) for the Western States, projects the likely shifts in the patterns of coal production, transportation, and utilization which might result from alternative policy strategies. It describes the structure of and the data in two models. The 1975 model describes the coal mining-large electrical generation plant interactions which existed in 1975. It develops a base solution against which alternative scenario solutions are compared. The 1985 model portrays a reasonable reference case for 1985. It also develops a base solution for use in comparing scenario analyses.
Cover title. Prepared in cooperation with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Engineering and Technology. Issued Aug. 1980. Includes bibliographical references (p. 68-69).