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energy and mining

January 15, 2019
Superior natural gas plant proposal filed in Wisconsin
January 15, 2019 - 7:28pm
January 10, 2019
Governor Tim Walz  (Don Davis / Forum News Service)
Walz weighs future of Line 3 appeal filed by Dayton administration
January 10, 2019 - 7:45pm
January 9, 2019
Protesters and supporters of Line 3 oil 3 pack the Minnesota state Senate building for a commission hearing in November 2018. Evan Frost | MPR News file
Line 3 fight brings PUC higher profile, lots of applicants
January 9, 2019 - 9:28pm
January 8, 2019
The Tim S. Dool sits in dry dock at Fraser Shipyards in Superior Tuesday afternoon. The 730-foot long Canadian freighter is owned by Algoma Central. Clint Austin /
End in sight for shipping season
January 8, 2019 - 5:55pm
Part of U.S. Steel's Minntac facility. (2015 file / News Tribune)
Fond du Lac Band challenges Minntac permit
January 8, 2019 - 5:21pm
January 7, 2019
A mound of shattered taconite iron ore from an earlier blast in Mesabi Metallics' mine in Nashwauk. (2017 file / News Tribune)
Mesabi Metallics misses year-end deadline; Essar said it will 'participate' in project
January 7, 2019 - 7:24pm
January 6, 2019
Allete Clean Energy President Allan S. Rudeck Jr. talks about a monitor display in the business’s lobby that shows information about the company’s wind generated electricity. Steve Kuchera /
As demand for wind grows, so does Duluth-based Allete Clean Energy
January 6, 2019 - 6:00pm
December 31, 2018
An enormous plume of smoke from a second fire at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wis., billows to the south on April 26, 2018. Residents within 10 miles in the direction of the smoke were evacuated. (file / News Tribune)
Contractor sues Husky refinery over blast injuries
December 31, 2018 - 6:20pm
December 27, 2018
An American flag flies on top of a Unit Drilling rig in the Bakken Formation outside Watford City, N.D., on March 9, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
U.S. shale's blows leave Middle East oil producers staggering
December 27, 2018 - 10:35am
December 21, 2018
Commerce asks Court of Appeals to reconsider Line 3
December 21, 2018 - 11:49am
December 20, 2018
Tom Griffin, sweeps away snow from the solar panels in his backyard on a recent morning. He had nine solar panels installed to help provide electricity to his home. Bob King /
Solar power within reach in Duluth, even on darkest of days
December 20, 2018 - 6:59pm
Twin Metals headquarters in Ely. (2018 file / News Tribune)
Feds propose renewing Twin Metals leases
December 20, 2018 - 6:02pm
US Army Corps of Engineers taking comments on Enbridge Line 3
December 20, 2018 - 5:56pm
Minnesota Power adds large wind farm
December 20, 2018 - 2:58pm
A rod mill is seen at the PolyMet processing plant near Hoyt Lakes, which will be used to crush metal-bearing rock from 1/2-sized pieces to small pieces of gravel as part of the process of extracting copper, nickel and other metals from the mine. On Thursday, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued its permits for PolyMet's contentious copper-nickel mine project. News Tribune file photo.
Pollution Control Agency issues PolyMet permits
December 20, 2018 - 10:32am