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ND allowed to move forward with lawsuit against Minn. energy law

A federal judge ruled that North Dakota can move forward with its lawsuit against the state of Minnesota for the right to sell coal-powered electricity across the state border. The lawsuit came about last November after Minnesota passed the Next Generation Energy Act, which outlaws new coal-powered plants in Minnesota and restricts imports of coal-powered electricity into the state. The lawsuit claims that Minnesota can’t supercede federal laws that govern interstate electric sales and the federal government’s authority over the power grid.

Read the story in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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