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Stop the Big Stone II Plant!Stop the Big Stone II Plant! Since 2007, Honor the Earth has been working with the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of Sisseton, SD to pressure Otter Tail Power to withdraw their commitment to a proposed 580 megawatt coal-fired power plant called Big Stone II We are excited to announce that on September 11th, Otter Tail made the right choice for the ....know more

South Dakota and coalThere has also been very little coal power development in South Dakota; the two proposed coal plants would more than triple the state's coal power generating capacity The $16 billion Big Stone II electrical power plant, was set to be constructed next to an existing power station near Milbank, SD but was abandoned on November 2, 2009 The ....know more

South Dakota and coalThe Big Stone plant alone represents 307% of South Dakota's total CO 2 emissions, and 275% of the state's total SO 2 emissions For a map of existing coal plants in the state, see the bottom of this page Coal Ash Waste and Water Contamination...know more

Utilities Forced to Drop Plans for Big Stone II CoalParticipating utilities pulled the plug on a fully permitted project to build the $16 billion Big Stone II coal-fired power plant near Millbank, SD, on Monday, saying they could not find new ....know more

Big Stone Power PlantDec 25, 2019· Lawsuit against Big Stone I In June of 2008 the Sierra Club filed a lawsuit against Otter Trail Power, the owner and operator of Big Stone Power Plant (Big Stone I), accusing the company of violating the Clean Air Act as the company failed to install modern pollution controls when the facility was upgraded In the summer of 2009 the suit was ....know more

Sierra Club NewsmakersApr 18, 2008· When the Otter Tail Corporation of Fergus Falls, Minnesota, proposed expanding its Big Stone II coal-fired power plant, the Sierra Club and tribal partners held a press conference outside Otter Tail's annual shareholder meeting on April 10 And to the surprise of Club organizer Cesia Kearns, who put the event together, a man identifying himself as "Mr Otter" showed up to help promote ....know more

MDU, others will not build SD Big Stone 2 coal plantNov 03, 2009· MDU Resources Group Inc said late Monday it would not build the planned 500-to-600-megawatt Big Stone II coal-fired power project near Milbank, South Dakota...know more

Big Stone II Coal Project CanceledIndustry News Big Stone II Coal Project Canceled LCG, November 4, 2009--MDU Resources Group Inc (MDU) announced Monday that the Big Stone II Project, a proposed coal-fired electric generating unit, and its associated transmission upgrades, will not be built...know more

Big Stone Power PlantThis page was last edited on 15 January 2020, at 14:29 Content is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike SourceWatch is a project of the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD)...know more

Milbank/ Big Stone City | Beyond CoalUpdate: November 2009 Plans have been cancelled for the Big Stone II power plant! On November 2nd, the project's developers announced that they will not construct the $16 billion coal-burning giant The plant had been in trouble ever since its lead developer, Otter Tail Power Co, pulled out of the project in September Since then, the remaining utilities were unable to...know more

Getting it right on Big Stone II power plantGetting it right on Big Stone II power plant , St Paul meeting room when the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission took up the fate of the proposed Big Stone II coal-fired power plant ....know more

Big Stone IIMay 25, 2011· plants to satisfy our insatiable demand for more and more electricity Big Stone II, as the project became known, seemed like one of an inevitable wave of new coal-fire power plants ,...know more

List of coalPlant Bowen, the third largest coal-fired power station in the United Stat Main article: Coal power in the United States This is a list of operational coal-fired power stations in the United States...know more

Big Stone II A Big Mistake 9Sep 28, 2006· conventional coal plants like Big Stone II occurring during the operating lifetime of the plant Impact of Big Stone on global warming Wwill emit over 45 million tons of CO2 yearly Wequivalent to the emissions of over 660,000 cars Wincreases emissions of entire state of SD by 34%...know more

In Court of AppealsBig Stone, South Dakota1 The PUC rejected the decision of two Administrative Law Judges, who, after presiding over weeks of evidentiary hearings, concluded that the Applicants had not met their burdens to demonstrate need for the Big Stone II coal plant and transmission project...know more

Obama's EPA Calls a TimeJan 26, 2009· In what might have been her first act as new EPA administrator, Lisa Jackson revoked an air permit that her predecessor had granted to the the Big Stone II coal plant in South Dakota...know more

Minnesota and coalThe battle over the future of coal in Minnesota in 2009 was focused on the Big Stone II proposed coal plant in South Dakota, several miles from the Minnesota border; that project, which was canceled in late 2009, would have depended on the construction of transmission lines through Minnesota...know more