The National Coal Council's Activities Include Providing The Secretary Of Energy With Advice On:

  • Federal policies that directly or indirectly affect the production, marketing and use of coal;
  • Plans, priorities and strategies to address more effectively the technological, regulatory and social impact of issues relating to coal production and use;
  • The appropriate balance between various elements of Federal coal-related programs;
  • Scientific and engineering aspects of coal technologies, including emerging coal conversion, utilization or environmental control concepts; and
  • The progress of coal research, development, demonstration and commercial application.