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Clean Air Suit Targets Largest Minn. Power Plant

Clean air advocates are suing the Environmental Protection Agency, seeking an order to require the EPA to mandate that Xcel Energy install the best available technology to reduce emissions at Minnesota’s biggest power plant.

12/05/2012

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Xcel: Sherco Power Plant Repairs Could Cost $200M

Xcel Energy Inc. says it will cost as much as $200 million to repair the damage from a catastrophic turbine failure at Minnesota’s largest power plant last November.

10/03/2012

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Alert Lifted For Prairie Island Nuke Plant After Chem Spill

Officials say a 2-inch break in a pipe leading to a chlorine bleach tank is to blame for a chemical spill at the Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing.

01/05/2012

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MN Group Warns Of Dangers Of Mercury In Fish

An environmental group is warning Minnesotans to beware of mercury emissions in the fish they eat.

12/08/2011