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Xcel Energy Proposes Power Plants In Southeast ND

Xcel Energy is proposing two natural gas-fired power plants in southeastern North Dakota to help meet electricity needs during times of peak demand in the upper Midwest in coming years. The plants would be built near Hankinson, about 70 miles south of Fargo, if they are approved by regulators.

05/17/2013

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NRC To Hold Public Forum On Prairie Island Safety

Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will hold a public meeting with representatives of Xcel Energy on Tuesday to discuss the agency’s annual safety assessment for the Prairie Island Nuclear Power Plant.

07/16/2012

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EPA Rules Threaten Older Power Plants

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.

12/19/2011