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Synfuels, 1971-1983

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Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig






University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506


Arranged by topic and state (alphabetical by county within state) and thereunder chronological.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Synfuels, 1971-1983, 1F87M-823, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.


1 Reel of microfilm.

Scope and Content

This microfilm copy is an information file of numerous documents relating to different aspects of synfuels. Most of the file is comprised of newspaper clippings, pamphlets, booklets and guides published on a local, regional and national level, and the majority of the materials relate to Kentucky. The subjects in the file range from synthetic fuels and cancer to the construction of fuel plants and include information on gasification of coal, liquefaction of coal, oil from coal, methods of conversion, cost, nuclear energy and coal, oil shale technologies, the EPA, synthetic fuel plants, energy consumption, environmental effects and gasohol.


  • United States.--Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Synthetic fuels--Energy consumption.
  • Synthetic fuels--Bibliography.
  • Gasoline, Synthetic.
  • Coal gasification.
  • Coal--Research.
  • Petroleum, Synthetic.
  • Synthetic fuels industry.
  • Synthetic fuels--Equipment and supplies.
  • Oil-shale industry.
  • Fossil fuels.
  • Coal liquefaction.
  • Environmental protection.
  • Gasohol.
  • Energy minerals.
  • Kentucky--Industries.
  • Bibliographies.
  • Clippings.
  • Handbooks.
  • Pamphlets

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