May 11th, 2023

Lignite Council President & CEO’s statement on proposed power plant rules

The Biden Administration’s EPA released its new carbon emissions regulations on coal and gas-fired power plants today.  “President Biden’s Administration […]
April 12th, 2023

N.D. coal production steady, electricity prices lowest in country

North Dakota’s five lignite mines produced 26.7 million tons of lignite coal in 2022, up marginally from 2021. Lignite coal […]
April 12th, 2023

New economic study shows impact of lignite industry on North Dakota

North Dakota’s lignite industry continues to provide and build upon its positive economic benefits to the state through high-paying jobs, […]
February 8th, 2023

Coal in the Classroom: St. Mary’s Academy

In early February, Lignite Council Director of Education and Marketing Retha Mattern, took the coal roadshow to classrooms at St. […]
February 8th, 2023

Value-Added Opportunities for Lignite

Recently, the Lignite Energy Council teamed up with the Energy & Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota […]
June 30th, 2022

LEC President & CEO Jason Bohrer Responds to West Virginia v Environmental Protection Agency Supreme Court Decision

(BISMARCK, ND) Lignite Energy Council President and CEO Jason Bohrer offered the following statement after the Supreme Court decision in […]