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Changes to Minnesota power plant bill ease some opponents’ concerns

February 16, 2017 / Midwest Energy News By Frank Jossi Two of the leading voices in the debate over legislation involving a proposed natural gas plant northwest of Minneapolis no longer actively oppose the bill. The Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota has dropped opposition to a bill to allow Xcel Energy to construct a $1 billion,…

Capitol Report: Natural Gas Plant

February 3, 2017 / Capitol Report Reporter Shannon Loehrke quotes CUB’s Annie Levenson-Falk in an interview with Senator Andrew Mathews about his proposal to legislate a new power plant. No related posts.

Republican legislators take aim at Public Utilities Commission

February 1, 2017 MinnPost By Briana Bierschbach With complete control of the Minnesota Legislature, Republicans are taking early aim this session at a little-discussed state commission that has a big say on energy issues. Republicans have introduced a half-dozen bills that would change the power and makeup of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, a five-member…