Definitions

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  • adjective leaving little contamination while consuming fuel

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Examples

  • The 600-megawatt plant will be one of the most expensive nonnuclear power plants ever built in the U.S. The project had been intended to show how coal could be converted into a clean-burning gas and used to make affordable electricity, but its rising costs make that goal more challenging.

    Duke to Take $220 Million Charge on 'Clean Coal' Plant

  • BEIJING—Turkmenistan's agreement to boost its supply of natural gas to China by nearly two-thirds significantly expands the world's largest energy consumer's access to the clean-burning fuel, the sourcing of which is a key concern in China, where winter shortages are common.

    China in Deal With Turkmenistan to Boost Gas Supply

  • Consider pairing any of these ideas, or a personal peace ensemble of your own with a sweet-smelling, clean-burning, top-selling soy candle like WoodWick's Twinkling Spice Holiday Candle.

    Katie Campbell: Winning the War Against Holiday Shopping

  • Despite current low prices for natural gas, Consol said it sees demand for the clean-burning resource growing as utilities shut coal-powered plants in response to stiffer environmental regulations.

    Noble Energy to Pay $3.4 Billion to Develop Marcellus Shale With Consol

  • Consider pairing any of these ideas, or a personal peace ensemble of your own with a sweet-smelling, clean-burning, top-selling soy candle like WoodWick's Twinkling Spice Holiday Candle.

    Katie Campbell: Winning the War Against Holiday Shopping

  • International energy companies such as Shell and Chevron are investing billions of dollars to develop Australian natural gas fields to feed a projected surge in demand from Asia for clean-burning fuels.

    Chevron Strikes LNG Deal With Japan's Kyushu

  • Consider pairing any of these ideas, or a personal peace ensemble of your own with a sweet-smelling, clean-burning, top-selling soy candle like WoodWick's Twinkling Spice Holiday Candle.

    Katie Campbell: Winning the War Against Holiday Shopping

  • Better, clean-burning cookstoves have been around since the 1980s when aid groups such as UNICEF and CARE-Kenya first started distributing them.

    Susanna Murley: Cooking Shouldn't Kill

  • Consider pairing any of these ideas, or a personal peace ensemble of your own with a sweet-smelling, clean-burning, top-selling soy candle like WoodWick's Twinkling Spice Holiday Candle.

    Katie Campbell: Winning the War Against Holiday Shopping

  • That's good news for Toyota Motor Corp. and General Motors Co. They both plan to have eligible plug-ins ready by early 2012 GM's Chevy Volt plug-in doesn't qualify because its gasoline engine isn't clean-burning enough.

    Kicking Hybrid Cars Out of the Fast Lane

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