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February 24, 2017
When coal-fired power plant closes, this mine will die. So will a lifeline for one Native American tribe
BLACK MESA — The massive dragline bucket at the Kayenta Mine claws deep into the brittle rock, lifts and swings to the […]
February 1, 2017

Leland Olds Station

The addition of a $425 million scrubber that removes about 98 percent of the sulfur dioxide is just one of several environmental upgrades to the Leland Olds Station, explains Jamey Backus, LOS plant manager.
January 4, 2017

Coyote Station: Evolving to serve customers today and tomorrow

From the outside, the 450-megawatt Coyote Station south of Beulah looks nearly the same as it did in 1981, following […]
November 12, 2016
Coal Strong #1

Lignite-Generated Electricity is Environmentally Compatible

Industry has invested more than $1 billion in environmental protection technology.
November 12, 2016
Coal Strong #3

Americans Significantly Overestimate Renewable Energy’s Role in Powering the Nation

Americans considerably overestimate renewable energy's role in the U.S.'s overall energy use...
November 12, 2016
Overwhemingly, likely North Dakota voters support the coal industry – 75% favor using coal as an energy source.
Many residents of North Dakota know a few things to be true when it comes to energy and the environment: […]