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Big Stone Plant Doesn't Have Enough Coal - KELOLAND

The Big Stone power plant usually has an emergency stockpile of 200 thousand tons of coal But it was a much smaller pile Monday, and those who work at the Big Stone plant say they haven't seen a ....

Big Stone Ii Coal Plant - exportcoopeu

Utilities Drop Plans for Big Stone Ii Coal Plant, Clearing Renewable energy could get a boost on the Northern Plains after the utilities behind the controversial Big Stone II coal-fired power plant ,...

Customers paying for scrapped Big Stone II project -- Laws ,

In the case of Big Stone II, the prudence law allowed MDU a 918 percent return on its expenses for the failed project, or $952,000, and Otter Tail Power is entitled to a return of 765 percent ....

MDU plans Mandan gas plant | Local news for Bismarck ,

MDU spokesman Mark Hanson said the utility is building the plant to meet capacity requirements following the failure of the planned Big Stone II coal plant in South Dakota in 2009...

Environmentalists lose effort to stall Big Stone II power ,

Big Stone power plant expansion gets green light The proposed Big Stone II coal-fired power plant cleared an important hurdle Wednesday Two Minnesota administrative law judges gave a favorable recommendation to a power line project needed for the plant...

State commission ignores record, approves Big Stone II ,

The Big Stone II opponents were hoping Minnesota would join a growing number of states that have turned their back on the higher costs and damaging global warming pollution from coal-fired power plants...

Big Stone II plant may be approved by regulators next week ,

ALEXANDRIA - After years of delays and debating, state regulators may clear the air next week on a pending western Minnesota electric transmission project related to the Big Stone II coal-fired ....

Otter Tail Power Company withdraws from Big Stone II power ,

The withdrawal Friday last week of Otter Tail Power Company from the Big Stone II Project, a planned 500-to-600-megawatt coal-fired power plant located near Milbank, SD, may have dealt a setback to the project, but it does not mean the end of the project...

Otter Tail Power Company Big Stone Generating Station Unit ,

Big Stone Plant co-owners: NorthWestern Energy, Montana-Dakota Utilities, Co, a division of MDU Resources Group, and Otter Tail Power Company BSP is a steam electric generating plant with one generating unit burning Powder River Basin coal and a...

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Big Stone II Coal Plant: Big Mistake : TreeHugger Seven regional utility companies are planning on building a new coal power plant Big Stone II in South Dakota, just across the Minnesota border Big Stone II - Stopping the Unstoppable Coal Fired Power Plant...

Will Big Stone also be replaced by renewable power? - EF News

DURAND, WISCONSIN - The cancellation of the proposed Big Stone II coal-fired power plant brings back memories of the cancellations of the proposed power plants at Durand, Wisconsin Northern States Power Co (NSP, now Xcel Energy) in 1973 proposed that the "Tyrone Nuclear Park," initially with two 1,150 megawatt (MW) reactors, be built at Durand, Wis, at a time when a national debate was ....

Utilities Drop Plans for Big Stone II Coal Plant, Clearing ,

By Jesse Emspak Renewable energy could get a boost on the Northern Plains after the utilities behind the controversial Big Stone II coal-fired power plant dropped the project this week...

Big Stone II - SourceWatch

The Big Stone II electrical power plant, was set to be constructed next to an existing power station near Milbank, SD but was abandoned on November 2, 2009 The plant would have been built on the same site as the 450 MW Big Stone Power Plant (several miles from the Minnesota border)...

Another coal plant bites the dust | Grist

Stopping the Big Stone II project prevented about 47 million tons of CO2, or the equivalent of the pollution from roughly 670,000 cars (substantially more than all the cars in South Dakota) from ....

Big Stone II Power Plant Coal-Fired Electric Generating ,

Big Stone II Power Plant Coal-Fired Electric Generating Plant Big Stone, South Dakota Email Disclaimer You must agree to the terms and conditions set forth in the disclaimer below before submitting any email to us...

Big Stone II Coal Project Canceled - LCG Consulting ,

Industry News Big Stone II Coal Project Canceled LCG, November 4, 2009--MDU Resources Group Inc (MDU) announced Monday that the Big Stone II Project, a proposed coal-fired electric generating unit, and its associated transmission upgrades, will not be built...

Big Stone Power Plant, Big Stone City, South Dakota, Coal ,

The Big Stone Power Plant is a coal-burning power station located near Big Stone City, South Dakota, a town with a population of about 600 The plant first came online in 1975, and has the capacity to generate 475 megawatts of electricity...

EIS-0377: Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact ,

Big Stone II Power Plant and Transmission Project In May 2006, Western Area Power Administration (Western), Rural Utilities Service (RUS), and US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) issued the Big Stone II Power Plant and Transmission Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft ,...

Two utilities pull out of Big Stone II power plant - EF News

SOUTH DAKOTA - The controversial Big Stone II power plant project just got a lot smaller In a move that caught both its opponents and allies off-guard, two Minnesota utilities backing the coal-fired plant proposed for the South Dakota border pulled out, for different reasons...

Big Stone II coal-fired power plant cancelled - Power ,

The utilities behind the planned Big Stone II coal-fired power plant said they will not go on with the $16 billion project...

January 7, 2009 Executive Secretary Minnesota Public ,

Executive Secretary Minnesota Public Utilities Commission 127 7th Place East, Suite 350 St Paul, MN 55101-2147 , and east from the Big Stone Plant in Big Stone City, South Dakota, to Morris, Minnesota, and a , raised related to the construction and operation of the Big Stone II coal plant ,...

Obama's EPA Calls a Time-Out on Dirty Coal | InsideClimate ,

In what might have been her first act as new EPA administrator, Lisa Jackson revoked an air permit that her predecessor had granted to the the Big Stone II coal plant in South Dakota...

End of Big Stone II could be trouble for South Dakota wind ,

The growing environmental unpopularity of coal-fired plants and fears surrounding nuclear plants make it logical to assume that plants powered by natural gas will take up the baseline generation ....

Big Stone Power Plant - countyofficeorg

Big Stone; Find Big Stone South Dakota power plants Power plants provide information on electric utilities and energy created through solar, wind turbine, biomass, hydroelectric and tidal, nuclear, alternative, renewable, natural resources, coal, oil, gas and geothermal power...

Otter Tail Power pulls out of Big Stone II, putting ,

Sep 07, 2009· Otter Tail Power Co has withdrawn from the $16 billion Big Stone II Project, a proposed 500- to 600-megawatt coal power plant located near Milbank, SD...

Big Stone II project faces increasing scrutiny | MinnPost

Opponents of the controversial Big Stone II power-plant expansion are stepping up pressure in their three-year attempt to shoot down plans for the coal-fired electric generator just across the ....

Big Stone II - Stopping the Unstoppable Coal Fired Power ,

Mar 18, 2010· Big Stone II, as the project became known, seemed like one of an inevitable wave of new coal-fire power plants sweeping the nation Mary Jo ,...

With demise of Big Stone II, the days of King Coal are ,

Monday's announcement that the giant Big Stone II plant won't be built as planned near Minnesota's western border makes it unlikely that another coal-fired power plant will be built in the Upper ....

Big Stone power plant expansion gets green light | MPR News

Big Stone II would go up next to an existing coal fired plant More than half the electricity from the new facility would be sent to Minnesota That's where the power lines come in...

Big Stone II Power Plant gets a boost | INFORUM

But the Big Stone II partners, including MDU and Otter Tail Power Co, argue that coal-fired electricity is the cheapest and most reliable means of meeting round-the-clock power needs - even if ....