Why Coal

Industry Resources

We encourage you to use the following websites to learn more about why coal-fueled electricity is essential, affordable and increasingly clean. Because Drummond does not manage these sites we do not endorse all expressed facts or opinions.


Alabama Coal Association
American Coal Council
American Coal Foundation
American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers
Edison Electric Institute
Electric Power Research Institute
International Research Center for Energy and Economic Development
Mineral Information Institute
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
National Energy Foundation
National Mining Association
North American Electric Reliability Council
Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration
World Coal Association



Government – United States

Alabama Surface Mining Commission
National Coal Council
U.S. Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Department of the Interior
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Geological Survey
U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration
U.S. National Energy Technology Laboratory
U.S. Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement

Government – Colombia

Ministry of Mines and Energy
Geological Service of Colombia
Ministry of Transportation

Clean Coal Technology

American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE)
Coal Utilization Research Council (CURC)
Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization
Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute
GreatPoint Energy
IEA Clean Coal Centre
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): The Future of Coal