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Subterranean Coal Fires Spark Disaster

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Science  21 Feb 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5610, pp. 1177
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5610.1177b

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DENVER, COLORADO-- More than 4000 scientists and 1000 members of the press gathered here 13 to 18 February to discuss a broad array of research and policy. Researchers detailed the global coal fire problem, as well as efforts to study and fight the blazes. There will be more coverage in next week's issue and on Science NOW (www.sciencenow.org).