Coal is used to generate electricity in 48 states.

Coal is used to generate electricity in 48 states. U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly, March 2012 edition, Table 1.7.B, “Net Generation from Coal by State by Sector, Year-to-Date Through December 2011,“ http://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/epm_table_grapher.cfm?t=epmt_1_7_b.



Coal is used to generate 50 percent or more of the electricity in 20 states. U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly, March 2012 edition. http://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/index.cfm.



Coal is used to generate 25 percent or more of the electricity in 30 states. U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly, March 2012 edition. http://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/index.cfm.



Only Rhode Island (mostly natural gas) and Vermont (mostly nuclear) do not generate any electricity with coal. U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly, March 2012 edition. http://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/index.cfm.