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June 24, 2014
FNS Photo by Bob King
Hundreds of miners from the Iron Range participated in the Steelworkers rally at the Miners Memorial Building in Virginia, Minn., on Monday morning to protest the dumping of foreign steel in the U.S. market.
Steelworkers rally against steel dumping: Clarion call for US sanctions against South Korean steel pipe
June 24, 2014 - 11:34pm
June 20, 2014
FNS Photo by Dave Wallis
Norm Miller displays biomass fuel pellets outside his business June 6 in Mapleton. The large object is a biomass/coal combination producing 16,000 BTUs, the middle is made from potato skins, and the other is a combination of prairie grasses. Both of the last two produce about 11,000 BTUs of heat.
The quest to make cleaner coal: Mapleton firms aim for green energy market
June 20, 2014 - 11:51pm
June 2, 2014
Lignite industry says EPA’s carbon rules for coal-fired plants a ‘recipe for disaster’
June 2, 2014 - 10:48pm
U.S. unveils sweeping plan to slash power plant pollution
June 2, 2014 - 10:03am
May 30, 2014
FNS Photo by Patrick Springer
The Dakota Gasification Company’s Great Plains Synfuels Plant, located north of Beulah, uses coal to produce natural gas. Coal industry officials are afraid regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency could hurt jobs for the lignite business.
A nod to nuclear power: EPA expected to release carbon emissions regulations on Monday
May 30, 2014 - 11:24pm
Kalk appointed to National Coal Council
May 30, 2014 - 10:57am
May 28, 2014
Senators seek more time to comment on coal plant emission standards
May 28, 2014 - 5:24pm
May 23, 2014
White House seeks to smooth way for carbon curbs
May 23, 2014 - 8:39pm
May 14, 2014
Tracks reopened after coal train derailment
May 14, 2014 - 10:13pm
May 13, 2014
FNS Photo by Steve Kohls 
Crews work to clear the debris at the scene of the BNSF derailment. No one was hurt and the incident did not involve any hazardous material or pose a threat to public safety, according to Minnesota’s Cass County Sheriff’s Department, when fifty train cars carrying coal derailed late Sunday night west of Pillager, Minn.
Coal train derails in Minnesota: No one hurt in 45-car derailment
May 13, 2014 - 10:44pm
Hoeven calls out Harry Reid in debate
May 13, 2014 - 5:10pm
April 18, 2014
Federal judge strikes down Minnesota rules on out-of-state power plants
April 18, 2014 - 5:03pm
April 16, 2014
Dalrymple: ND to use ‘every tool available’ to fight EPA emission rules: 21 states represented at summit in Bismarck to find common ground on rules
April 16, 2014 - 11:52am
April 15, 2014
US appeals court upholds hazardous air pollution rule
April 15, 2014 - 10:18pm
April 8, 2014
PSC gets $3M in grants to reclaim abandoned mines
April 8, 2014 - 3:48pm