North Dakota Attorney General

(credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Finds Minnesota Energy Law Unconstitutional

A federal judge has found that a Minnesota law designed to promote the use of renewable energy is unconstitutional and she barred state officials from enforcing it. In a 48-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson said Friday that the Next Generation Energy Act passed in 2007 effectively blocks North Dakota utilities from exporting electricity into the state.

04/18/2014

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,901 other followers