March 20, 2012 at 11:51 am in Grand Forks Herald
Xcel Energy and enXco Development Corp. of San Diego had planned to build a 150-megawatt wind farm named Merricourt in southeastern North Dakota last year until the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said the project could harm nearby plovers and whooping cranes, both protected species.
Minneapolis-based Xcel pulled out of the project and enXco and Xcel sued one another. Continue Reading