In what would be major economic and energy development for the central region, Basin Electric Power Cooperative says it is scouting for land in Emmons County to locate a mega-scale power plant fueled by natural gas.
A Massachusetts wind power developer has until Sept. 17 to respond to an administrative appeal filed with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection last month by a Carthage woman, a state official ruled Thursday.
| JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire
Consumers Energy is accelerating its plan to provide updated electric meters to homes and businesses across Michigan. By the end of 2017 -- two years earlier than scheduled originally -- 1.8 million electric meters will be updated along with 600,000 natural gas meters for customers who also have Consumers Energy electric service.
The Willmar Municipal Utilities and the city of Willmar have settled a discrimination lawsuit filed a year and a half ago in federal district court by former utilities coal handler Nefi Ibarra and will pay him $115,000.
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| Aug 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Ted Sickinger The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.
Three successive administrators at Bonneville Power Administration used their private email accounts to conduct agency business with a political consultant who has been paid nearly $1 million by the agency since 2001, effectively shielding their interactions from public scrutiny.