1. Coal & you

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    The average American family burns more than 6,200 pounds of coal a year. How much do you use? Play the interactive: http://coalalovestory.com CREDITS Design and programming by Kristen Long Research by Kristen Long and Jeff Mittelstadt Camera by Caitlyn Greene, Catherine Orr, Mimi Schiffman and Catherine Spangler SOURCES This interactive uses the following sources to estimate coal usage based on location. Electricity prices U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-826, "Monthly Electric Sales and Revenue Report with State Distributions Report" Energy consumption U.S. Energy Information Administration, Residential Consumption of Electricity by End Use, 2001 Appliance and home electronic energy use U.S. Department of Energy Average American time use U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, American Time Use Survey, 2009 Energy breakdown by eGRID U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, eGRID 2010 Version 1.1

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    • Average American Male Video #1

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      • The Average American (Trailer)

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        After President Gerald Hansen loses his job, finances and right to live in the White House, he and his family must live with Secret Service Agent, Harry Brown. The President and his family are left to face all of the laws that he supported while in office, and will slowly learn how to live like The Average American.

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