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Bohrer: Removing coal from energy mix a fool’s errand

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

On June 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a program to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants.
Overall, the EPA projects CO2 emissions to drop by 30 percent nationwide from 2005 to 2030. As part of t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND coal is here to stay

June 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

With enough coal to fuel North Dakota and surrounding states for more than 800 years, industry officials are confident the business of mining the resource is here to stay. Continue Reading

John Dwyer, Bismarck column: Obama slights clean, abundant coal-based power

February 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When our federal government gets serious about developing all of our domestic energy sources, the example of North Dakota’s lignite industry should provide a blueprint on how government and industry can work together to provide good-paying jobs and affordable, reliable energy for all. Continue Reading