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Table 02. Bituminous Coal PRODUCTION1 (in short tons)

in the United States, by Primary Activity, 1978-2007

 

 

 

 

 

Surface Mines

 

Year

Underground

Mines

Strip

Auger

Culm Bank

Dredge

Total

Grand

Total

1978

228,651,038

396,176,499

2,521,664

425,052

22,132

399,145,347

627,796,385

1979

300,044,299

435,300,143

1,906,995

324,180

62,630

437,593,948

737,638,247

1980[1]

320,493,833

470,634,729

1,348,373

474,892

117,420

472,575,414

793,069,247

1981

298,935,183

481,500,237

1,621,326

494,732

125,846

483,742,141

782,677,324

1982

328,095,651

476,136,591

1,850,723

387,179

179,001

478,553,494

806,649,145

1983[2]

291,720,829

461,702,259

1,362,848

240,314

181,547

463,486,968

755,207,797

1984

342,152,478

530,364,592

1,624,362

376,180

177,786

532,542,920

874,695,398

1985

341,964,444

508,899,458

2,137,227

322,810

151,319

511,510,814

853,475,258

1986

352,265,305

512,843,102

1,833,298

328,237

150,745

515,155,382

867,420,687

1987

364,026,658

526,571,449

3,316,768

682,590

190,323

530,761,130

894,787,788

1988

376,615,328

554,391,329

4,062,788

712,051

160,776

559,326,944

935,942,272

1989

386,951,135

573,888,448

3,704,348

671,349

274,118

578,538,263

965,489,398

1990

419,378,923

590,934,419

3,406,800

755,992

276,830

595,374,041

1,014,752,964

1991

403,694,730

574,626,924

3,318,079

645,795

426,419

579,017,217

982,711,947

1992

403,233,450

575,398,356

3,464,461

697,984

258,438

579,819,239

983,052,689

1993

347,558,480

585,675,498

2,476,531

342,287

147,469

588,641,785

936,200,265

1994

395,974,536

624,052,246

4,124,077

738,167

283,789

629,198,279

1,025,172,815

1995

395,454,398

624,695,353

3,974,181

755,468

306,926

629,731,928

1,025,186,326

1996

409,977,403

641,765,953

5,738,065

1,033,791

338,246

648,876,055

1,058,853,458

1997

419,236,819

658,927,259

6,409,607

1,246,233

483,960

667,067,059

1,086,303,878

1998

418,511,391

687,104,002

6,403,109

1,201,470

610,853

695,319,434

1,113,830,825

1999

390,826,364

694,582,667

6,661,090

963,199

719,419

702,926,375

1,093,752,739

2000

373,318,434

691,160,945

7,289,933

1,377,859

668,431

700,497,168

1,073,815,602

2001

379,592,854

739,298,536

5,628,804

867,952

733,419

746,528,711

1,126,121,565

2002

356,801,249

729,858,741

4,870,888

326,476

447,394

735,503,499

1,092,304,748

2003

352,205,401

712,653,261

4,252,605

365,846

573,305

717,845,017

1,070,050,418

2004

366,239,686

735,826,345

6,339,688

447,065

509,749

743,122,847

1,109,362,533

2005

368,347,208

754,150,039

8,597,856

285,608

351,629

763,385,132

1,131,732,340

2006

358,719,681

792,094,561

9,659,920

375,989

379,918

802,510,388

1,161,230,069

2007

351,566,178

782,765,827

9,574,398

842,668

308,346

793,491,239

1,145,057,417

 

 



[1] Clean coal is only produced at the work locations shown above.

[2] Beginning in 1983, only operator data are available at this level of detail.