Minnesota regulators have told Great River Energy to rethink its dependence on burning coal to generate electricity. The unusual decision by the Public Utilities Commission has no immediate impact on the power supplier.
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A Minnesota lawmaker says some legislators in St. Paul are backing a North Dakota lawsuit against Minnesota coal restrictions.
Top North Dakota officials are renewing their protest of a Minnesota plan to raise the price of electric power that’s generated by coal.
More than 32 mostly coal-fired power plants in a dozen states will be forced to shut down and an additional 36 might have to close because of new federal air pollution regulations, according to an Associated Press survey.
North Dakota and the state’s coal industry is suing the state of Minnesota to overturn a law that restricts imports of electricity that’s generated by coal.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway is working Monday to clear a main track near Brainerd where 20 cars in a loaded coal train derailed.
The Minnesota House has approved legislation that would allow imported coal power from other states while keeping current restrictions on coal power in the state.