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Congressman Kevin Cramer: Stanton Station Coal Plant Closing “Is Just the First Casualty Here in North Dakota”

Congressman Kevin Cramer: Stanton Station Coal Plant Closing “Is Just the First Casualty Here in North Dakota”

Yesterday we got news that Great River Energy is shuttering its Stanton Station coal-fired power plant, putting about 65 people out of a job. In their announcement the company referenced the rising costs of regulation as one reason for the decision. During an interview with Congressman Kevin Cramer yesterday while I was sitting in for

Kreutzer Column: North Dakota Isn't Immune To The War On Coal

The effect of new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules and those expected next year could end coal-fired power over the next 30 years. Despite its recent oil boom, North Dakota will feel the effects of these misguided policies. While the coal industry will be directly affected by the EPA’s proposal, the resulting higher energy costs,

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