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ND electric consumers still paying defunct plant

July 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota customers of Otter Tail Power will continue to foot the bill for a power plant that was never built. Continue Reading

House votes to tweak tax break for Big Stone project

February 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The Legislature had previously granted Big Stone a break on the equipment.
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EPA approves gas-fired power plant in Cheyenne

October 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved plans to build a natural gas-fired power plant in Cheyenne.
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Wind farms, Big Stone power plant may get tax breaks

February 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell’s Sen. Mike Vehle casts deciding vote Tuesday. Continue Reading

Utility shutters recently-completed coal plant

November 29, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

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.
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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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Judge backs Big Stone haze reduction upgrade

November 11, 2011 in The Daily Republic

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A judge has backed a $489 million pollution-control upgrade for the 36-year-old Big Stone power plant in South Dakota.
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N.D. PSC candidate blasts incumbent for putting cost of failed power plant on consumers

July 7, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Public Service Commission candidate Brad Crabtree wants opponent Kevin Cramer to take responsibility for a $13 million rate increase from a failed power plant and for supporting legislation that left consumers with the bill. Continue Reading