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August 10, 2018
Because of lower taxes, Minnesota Power customers to get modest refund
DULUTH — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission ordered several of the state's utility companies to return $200 million to consumers — including $18.7 million from Duluth-based Minnesota Power. That's possible thanks to lower corporate tax rates following the 2017 Tax...
August 10, 2018 - 7:47pm
August 9, 2018
By bashing Canada, Saudi Prince is weaponizing his oil wealth
For Saudi Arabia, a new version of checkbook diplomacy is taking shape. The kingdom used to pursue a behind-the-scenes foreign policy, deploying...
August 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
August 8, 2018
Minnesota experiencing clean energy job boom, but skilled workers are hard to find
ST. PAUL—Six years ago, IPS Solar in Roseville had just four employees. Today, it has more than 40 and expects to keep growing. Eric Pasi, chief development officer of the commercial solar developer and installer, says much of that increase is due to legislation approved in...
August 8, 2018 - 8:58pm
August 2, 2018
Fond du Lac Band open to Line 3 pipeline passing through reservation
DULUTH—The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa said they are willing to allow Enbridge Energy to route the new Line 3 oil pipeline...
August 2, 2018 - 7:59pm
July 23, 2018
Mesabi Metallics missed deadline to purchase mineral leases, court says
WILMINGTON, Del.—A federal bankruptcy judge ruled Monday, July 23, that Glacier Park Iron Ore Properties had the right to sell its mineral rights at the Mesabi Metallics Nashwauk mine to Cleveland-Cliffs. Last year, Glacier Park sold the mineral leases to Cleveland-Cliffs after...
July 23, 2018 - 10:32pm
July 22, 2018
Timber, taconite and more: Iron Range cities diversify business as unemployment plunges
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron Range communities are experiencing record-low unemployment. That shouldn't be surprising. The desirability of taconite...
July 22, 2018 - 4:22pm
July 16, 2018
Enbridge will give Minnesota landowners more time to decide fate of old pipeline
DULUTH—Enbridge Energy is giving landowners more time to decide if they want the old Line 3 oil pipeline removed from their property after regulators approved a replacement for the aging pipeline last month. The Calgary-based company filed proposals to comply with conditions...
July 16, 2018 - 9:48pm
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—A day after earning back mineral leases for one of his proposed mining operations, Tom Clarke learned he could be losing the mineral leases for his other mining company. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sent a notice of termination on Thursday,...
July 16, 2018 - 7:11pm
July 14, 2018
After Deepwater Horizon, a new BP emerges
Eight years ago, the oil giant BP was struggling to cap an out-of-control exploration well that was gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Tar...
July 14, 2018 - 5:05pm
July 12, 2018
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
PIERRE — Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy has received approval to build a $380 million, 72-turbine wind farm in northeast South Dakota....
July 12, 2018 - 5:21pm
July 6, 2018
SD pipeline leak likely caused by damage during installation, report says
WASHINGTON -- A November of 2017 Keystone Pipeline spill that leaked about 407,000 gallons of crude oil in over South Dakota farmland near the...
July 6, 2018 - 3:04pm
June 30, 2018
Chippewa submits $900M financial plan to state
NASHWAUK, Minn. — Chippewa Capital Partners said Friday, June 29, that it submitted a financial agreement worth $900 million to cover the debt and equity financing to complete the former Essar Steel Minnesota pellet plant in Nashwauk.
June 30, 2018 - 3:13pm
June 28, 2018
Minnesota approves Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline Thursday afternoon, June 28, in a decision...
June 28, 2018 - 8:27pm
Mixed emotions on Line 3 decision
ST. PAUL — For some Northland residents, the approval of a new oil pipeline was reason to celebrate. For others, it was reason to grieve. As Public Utilities Commission members indicated their support for the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline Thursday afternoon, June 28,...
June 28, 2018 - 8:19pm
June 17, 2018
Closing arguments for and against Line 3
"This is an upgrade. We are renewing infrastructure, and if anybody wanted to renew a road, airport, bridge or building, most people would say...
June 17, 2018 - 7:35am