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November 12, 2009
Big Stone power plant plans go down, but will the lines still go up?
WILLMAR -- Plans to build the coal-fired Big Stone II power plant have gone down, but there apparently remains interest in seeing upgraded transmission...
November 12, 2009 - 8:36am
November 2, 2009
Big Stone II dead
By Al Edenloff and Don Davis Forum Communications The remaining partners in a South Dakota coal-fired power plant that was to provide electricity to Upper Midwestern states announced Monday they were killing the project. Big Stone II participants were Central Minnesota Municipal...
November 2, 2009 - 11:52pm
September 14, 2009
Big Stone II deal might not be dead yet, Willmar MUC says
WILLMAR -- The decision by the lead utility to withdraw from the proposed Big Stone II power plant project does not necessarily mean the plant is dead because another utility could join the four remaining utilities that still support construction of the $1.6 billion coal-fired plant...
September 14, 2009 - 12:29am
September 11, 2009
Otter Tail pulls out of Big Stone II
Otter Tail Power Company announced Friday afternoon that it will withdraw from the Big Stone II power plant near Milbank, S.D., that was to be operating by 2011, the company stated in a press release. Otter Tail will withdraw both as a participating utility and as the project's lead...
September 11, 2009 - 3:55pm
August 25, 2009
Full steam ahead? Big Stone II Project receives favorable environmental review
On Aug. 13, the Western Area Power Administration issued the Record of Decision for the Big Stone II power plant and transmission project Environmental Impact Statement. The EIS was required in order for Big Stone II facilities to interconnect with Western's Granite Falls and Morris...
news / government
August 25, 2009 - 5:57am
January 24, 2009
EPA puts hold on Big Stone II
The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday issued objections to an air quality permit for the Big Stone II coal-fired power plant in Milbank, S.D., a move that doesn't kill the project but does mean South Dakota officials will have to change the permit request to meet federal requirements...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Regulators approve Big Stone II lines
ST. PAUL - Utility regulators backed a controversial plan today to build large electric transmission lines in western Minnesota, but required certain conditions be met. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved the project by Fergus Falls-based Otter Tail Power Company and...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Big Stone utilities, opponents make case
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
Minnesota PUC will hear final arguments before nixing or approving proposal
WILLMAR -- Debate over the Big Stone II power plant returns to the center stage Tuesday in St.
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am