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Nov. 22

Burgess appointed Lignite Research, Development & Marketing Director

Nov. 4

Lignite Energy Council honors 32 individuals for their contributions lignite industry

Sept. 28

North Dakotaís lignite industry contributes to BSCís National Energy Center

Aug. 20 Two top North Dakota Counties for wages are in coal country
July 20 Chinese delegation tours ND lignite facilities
April 1 Lignite industryís contribution to North Dakotaís economy assessed in new study
Jan. 28 Lignite Energy Council offers sponsorships to ND teachers


Dec. 8 Wage survey shows North Dakotaís three coal counties rank among the top six

Nov. 1

Lignite Energy Council Honors Individuals for Contributions to Lignite Industry
Oct. 25 New logo to be launched at Lignite Energy Councilís 31st Annual Meeting

Oct. 1

Department of the Interior honors North Dakota mine with Good Neighbor Award

July 7

"Hottest Race of the Year" set for July 28th

July 6

ND politicians tour lignite energy facilities

April 2

“The Story of Lignite: Powering our Economy” published by Lignite Energy Council
May 1 Registration Form (.pdf) for "Hottest Race of the Year" on July 28, 2004 Now Available
April 1 Large scale mercury removal testing begins at Leland Olds Station

March 24

$20 million earmarked for mercury studies at North Dakota’s power plants
Feb. 2 Lignite Energy Council offers sponsorships to ND teachers

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