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Minnesota PUC will hear final arguments before nixing or approving proposal

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WILLMAR -- Debate over the Big Stone II power plant returns to the center stage Tuesday in St. Paul, with a plot line carried over from last June.


The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will hear final arguments on whether to approve a certificate of need for electrical transmission lines in Minnesota for the project.

Two days later, the PUC is expected to break the tie that resulted last June and approve or deny the proposal.

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