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Cargill Posts Second Quarter Shortcomings, Problems In Venezuela

Cargill, one of the world’s largest private companies, reported declined earnings in all four of its major business sectors.

January 07, 2016

Ship stuck in Duluth may have dumped oily water elsewhere

The German cargo ship that’s been at anchor outside Duluth’s harbor for nearly a month is being investigated for possibly breaking environmental laws by dumping oily water, the U.S...

December 03, 2015

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MSP Airport Installs State’s Largest Solar Array

Completion of the two-part project is expected to save the airport nearly $15 million over a 30-year span.

December 03, 2015

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Construction Begins On Renewable Chemicals Facility In Little Falls

Green Biologics said it would spend $76 million between the acquisition for the site and its costs to update the facility.

December 02, 2015

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Earnings Up For Xcel In Q3

The energy provider recently affirmed commitment to clean energy with the CEO saying wind is becoming cheaper than natural gas.

October 29, 2015

St. Paul's District Energy to drop coal as fuel source within 5 years

District Energy, the nonprofit utility that provides heating and cooling to several hundred buildings in downtown St. Paul, is going to phase out its use of coal over the next five years. The move...

October 28, 2015

Xcel CEO says wind is now cheaper than natural gas, plans for more wind farms

Minnesota and the wider Midwest is likely to be a hotspot for wind power in the coming decades, after Xcel Energy’s CEO said it is becoming a cheaper source of energy than natural gas. In...

October 24, 2015

War on the Range: Mining giants clash over new taconite plant

A battle of the titans is brewing on Minnesota’s Iron Range, between two of the biggest players in the mining industry. One one side is Essar Steel, which is in the process of building a new ...

October 18, 2015

Xcel Energy wants to make the switch to LED streetlights

If switching to LED light bulbs saves homeowners money on their utility bills, why not try it with streetlights, too? Xcel Energy is making that suggestion. The utility company is asking the...

October 15, 2015

3 oil trains in 6 innings? Rail line's shift of oil traffic into Twin Cities has critics

More North Dakota crude is rolling into Minneapolis from the west. And the temporary change in oil train routes has some in the city worried more people would be in harm’s way if there’...

October 07, 2015

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