Minnesota opens review on controversial copper mine to public

An environmental analysis on Minnesota’s first proposed copper-nickel mine has been released for public review and comment. The Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the...

December 06, 2013

Regulators tell Xcel to study retiring 2 Sherco coal generators

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission said Thursday that Xcel Energy must take a detailed look at the future of its largest coal-fired power plant and study how soon its two oldest units could...

December 05, 2013


Wayzata Firm Sells Power Plant For $625M

Wayzata Investment Partners is selling a Texas power plant to a Houston company for nearly $300 million more than it paid for the plant in 2011.

December 02, 2013

New environmental report on copper mining proposal due this week

A long-awaited environmental review of a copper and nickel mining proposal in northern Minnesota is due for release this week. As the Associated Press reports, state regulators requested the review...

December 01, 2013

State calls CenterPoint rate hike request "excessive"

Officials with the Minnesota Department of Commerce said that CenterPoint Energy is asking for too big of a rate hike for its natural gas customers. MPR reported that CenterPoint wants an increase...

November 27, 2013


For John Slattery, The Story Is The Message

John Slattery pitches Honeywell without ever mentioning its name.

November 27, 2013

Gene Rebeck

Power Of The Sun

Will solar energy production shine a light on the Iron Range?

November 26, 2013

How To Keep Minneapolis-St. Paul Prosperous

For Minneapolis and St. Paul to remain prosperous, we should learn from other cities, like Denver.

November 21, 2013

Xcel printing error causes release of personal info

Thousands of customers of Xcel Energy in Minnesota and South Dakota had some of their personal information inadvertently released, the company said on Tuesday. Approximately 16,000 customers had...

November 19, 2013


3M Invests In Maker Of Eco-Friendly Foam Alternative

3M, which was among a group that in 2011 invested in Ecovative Design, has increased its investment by an undisclosed sum.

November 18, 2013

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