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N.D. coal plants pose no serious risk to waters, report finds

July 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK — A report issued Tuesday highlighting the harmful effects coal-powered plants have on natural water resources found that North Dakota’s six coal plants do not pose a serious risk to the state’s rivers and lakes. Continue Reading

Minnesota Senate votes to lift coal plant restrictions

April 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Senate has voted to lift restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions from coal production that critics say prevented both construction of new coal plants in the state, and purchase of energy from new coal plants in neighboring states. Continue Reading

Western ND coal mine foes deliver protest to PSC

March 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Opponents of a proposed coal plant and electric power station near South Heart are letting the North Dakota Public Service Commission know where they stand. Continue Reading

North Dakota coal-to-fuel plant on hold

December 29, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

State regulators have given another extension to developers of a $4 billion coal-to-liquid fuel factory proposed for western North Dakota so they can study the project. Continue Reading