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Official says Montana plant fire, where 3 workers injured, no longer a threat

December 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

HELENA, Mont. A fire from a weekend explosion that injured three workers next to an eastern Montana oil recycling plant was still burning Monday but there was no longer any threat of it spreading to other tanks, Wibaux county officials said. Continue Reading

Update: Official says Wibaux, Mont. oil recycling fire still burning, no longer a threat

December 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

HELENA, Mont. (AP) An emergency official says a fire from an eastern Montana plant explosion is still burning but there is no threat of it spreading. Continue Reading

Utility shutters recently-completed coal plant

November 29, 2011 in The Daily Republic

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) A Minnesota cooperative recently spent $437 million to build a coal-burning power plant in North Dakota. Now it plans to shut it down. Continue Reading

Cutting carbon with canola

November 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UND is starting a pilot project next month that could reduce its use of coal by 10 to 20 percent, using a product derived originally from canola oil.
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Poll: Minnesota small businesses support EPA regulating carbon

September 25, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Small business owners across the country and in Minnesota support strong national standards to increase energy innovation, according to a new opinion poll released by Small Business Majority. Continue Reading

Fisherman’s death linked to carbon monoxide poisoning

January 23, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ATWATER An initial investigation indicates that carbon monoxide poisoning was the cause of death of a male individual found non-responsive Sunday morning in a fish house on Lake Elizabeth, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office reports. Continue Reading

Carbon monoxide poisoning likely kills 5 teens found dead inside South Florida motel room

December 28, 2010 in West Central Tribune

HIALEAH, Fla. – Authorities believe that carbon monoxide from a running car killed five friends whose bodies were found in a South Florida motel room. Continue Reading

N.D. hopes Minnesota changes law that threatens state energy exports

December 5, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

FARGO North Dakota has been poised for months to sue Minnesota over laws officials believe threaten the state’s lignite industry and coal-fired electricity exports.
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Write tomorrow’s headline: World unity ends offshore drilling

June 25, 2010 in Superior Telegram

Today, people have the opportunity to join the world to end offshore oil drilling and move to cleaner energy on Wisconsin Point. Continue Reading