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energy and mining
October 19, 2018
Dakota Access Pipeline expansion takes step forward
BISMARCK—A potential expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline took a step forward Friday, Oct. 19.. Energy Transfer Partners announced it...
October 19, 2018 - 8:19pm
October 2, 2018
Nuclear, wind energy a growing part of energy mix, Xcel says
WELCH, Minn. — Xcel Energy aims to grow the share of carbon-free energy in its overall generating mix in the next decade, and Prairie Island...
October 2, 2018 - 4:38pm
September 30, 2018
If Mississippi dams are removed, what happens to the hydroelectric plants? Corps plan has ripple effects
ST. PAUL — Andy Davis can think of 42 reasons not to take out the dams of the upper Mississippi River. That is the number of megawatts...
September 30, 2018 - 6:05am
September 29, 2018
Union wants Minnesota workers hired for wind farm construction
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — With several wind farm projects in development in southwest Minnesota and more on the way, it's an exciting time...
September 29, 2018 - 7:48am
September 26, 2018
Department of Commerce wants Line 3 approval reconsidered
DULUTH — The Minnesota Department of Commerce formally requested the Minnesota Public Utilities Commision reconsider its decision to approve the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline replacement Tuesday, Sept. 25. The Department of Commerce, which has long opposed the pipeline project,...
September 26, 2018 - 8:04pm
Strategic Petroleum Reserve could be next Trump weapon on oil prices
Tweeting will only get you so far. After failing to cajole OPEC to pump more and lower oil prices, U.S. President Donald Trump could pursue a...
September 26, 2018 - 10:54am
September 6, 2018
Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW
DULUTH—The United States Department of Agriculture ended the mineral withdrawal in the Rainy River Watershed Thursday, effectively opening the possibility for mining companies to obtain mineral leases within the watershed. It's a win for the proposed Twin Metals copper mine...
September 6, 2018 - 4:58pm
September 2, 2018
Class action complaint filed against Husky Energy
SUPERIOR, Wis. — A class action complaint was filed against Husky Energy and Superior Refining Company in response to the April 26 explosion...
September 2, 2018 - 3:15pm
August 31, 2018
Line 3 replacement to pass through Fond du Lac reservation
DULUTH — The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa will allow Enbridge Energy to route the new Line 3 oil pipeline through their reservation....
August 31, 2018 - 6:35pm
August 26, 2018
Pipe dreams: With a new corridor secured, Enbridge has options for future projects
DULUTH — When Minnesota regulators signed off on the Line 3 replacement pipeline this summer, they may have reshaped the future of oil...
August 26, 2018 - 6:17am
August 24, 2018
Cautious optimism surrounds nuclear waste storage progress in Minnesota
RED WING, Minn. — Federal lawmakers voiced optimism Thursday, Aug. 23, about progress toward relocating the country's radioactive waste...
August 24, 2018 - 9:27am
Aging coal plants get new life under Trump plan
Tucked inside the Trump administration's plan to ease carbon dioxide limits is a change that could breathe new life into scores of aging coal...
August 24, 2018 - 8:22am
Company working on leases for huge solar farms in southwest Minnesota
BREWSTER — A Chicago-based renewable energy company is working on two major solar farm projects in southwestern Minnesota. The latest effort...
August 24, 2018 - 7:34am
August 22, 2018
MHA Nation continues legal fight over oil wells near Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK—The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Interior as the tribe continues to challenge...
August 22, 2018 - 6:09pm
August 10, 2018
Because of lower taxes, Minnesota Power customers to get modest refund
DULUTH — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission ordered several of the state's utility companies to return $200 million to consumers — including $18.7 million from Duluth-based Minnesota Power. That's possible thanks to lower corporate tax rates following the 2017 Tax...
August 10, 2018 - 7:47pm