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Anthracite Standard law is a state statute that provides for the protection of consumers, in the purchase for fuel purposes of the hard coal. Hard coal is generally known as anthracite.
The Act provides that it is unlawful for any retail dealer, or wholesale dealer, or any person hauling anthracite direct from a railroad car to a consumer, by himself/herself, agent or employee, to mix together standard anthracite and substandard anthracite. Issuance of any statement attesting that anthracite wholly or partly substandard anthracite is standard anthracite is also deemed to be unlawful.