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US-India Coal Working Group Teleconference
July 12, 2005

The Coal Working Group (CWG) met for the first time via televideo on July 12, 2005 under the co-chairmanship of Mark Maddox, US Department of Energy Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, and Pradeep Kumar, Additional Secretary of India’s Ministry of Coal.
At this meeting the parties agreed that: (1) the CWG would initially focus on coal washing/ash reduction, in situ coal gasification; coal liquefaction; coal mine closure and coal mine safety; and personnel training; (2) participants should include government as well as private sector entities; and (3) the CWG should meet in person in Washington, D.C. in the ensuing months.


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