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Coal has only one advantage relative to oil, which is that it is abundant and relatively inexpensive. Disadvantages include, it is more polluting (due to impurities in the coal) and it is harder to handle; oil can be pumped, whereas coal has to be shoveled. Coal mining is often more difficult and dangerous than pumping oil out of the ground. Coal dust creates the dangers of explosion, and black lung disease.

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