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June 13, 2019
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Documents show EPA concern over early draft of PolyMet permit
June 13, 2019 - 8:30pm
June 7, 2019
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Wind turbines are a renewable energy source that electricity users can support by purchasing Renewable Energy Certificates if the Willmar Municipal Utilities agrees to implementing a certificate program.
WMU requesting customer feedback on possible renewable program
June 7, 2019 - 1:19pm
June 3, 2019
A tanker truck passes by an Enbridge storage tank.
Court: Potential Line 3 oil spill in Lake Superior watershed must be studied
June 3, 2019 - 5:17pm
May 28, 2019
2006 file / Forum News Service
Court: Another PolyMet review not needed 
May 28, 2019 - 8:53pm
May 20, 2019
Bloomberg photo by Brent Lewin
Xcel plans to be coal-free by 2030
May 20, 2019 - 1:42pm
A row of pumpjacks is seen at a Diamondback Energy Inc. oil rig in Midland, Texas, on Friday, April 17. Callaghan O'Hare / Bloomberg
From pawn to king: How the Permian changed oil's Game of Thrones
May 20, 2019 - 9:00am
Tribune file photo

Willmar Municipal Utilities, owners of the two wind turbines in Willmar, is paying off the bond for the turbines six years early.
WMU to pay off wind turbine bond early
May 20, 2019 - 8:00am
May 15, 2019
Twin Metals headquarters in Ely. (Clint Austin /
Trump administration renews Twin Metals mining leases: Proposal for mine near Boundary Waters coming soon, company says
May 15, 2019 - 6:03pm
May 14, 2019
Minnesota Power to increase line capacity
May 14, 2019 - 8:37pm
May 8, 2019
A group of protesters speak with a company official through a fence on Wednesday morning, May 8, at Bemidji’s Enbridge offices in the industrial park.
Protesters say Enbridge picks ‘profit over people’
May 8, 2019 - 8:14pm
April 15, 2019
Trump tries to fast-track pipeline approvals; orders unlikely to affect Enbridge’s Line 3
April 15, 2019 - 5:24pm
April 13, 2019
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Study: Gas prices lowest on Mondays in North Dakota and South Dakota, Tuesdays in Minnesota
April 13, 2019 - 11:22am
April 3, 2019
A crane from the demolition company, Brandenburg, works at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior on Wednesday morning. Jed Carlson / Forum News Service
Explosion-damaged Wisconsin refinery will keep using toxic chemical
April 3, 2019 - 7:04pm
March 29, 2019
Enbridge, Fond du Lac hope to bury Line 4 pipeline
March 29, 2019 - 5:49pm
March 26, 2019
PUC again reaffirms Line 3 approval
March 26, 2019 - 4:37pm