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Allete
www.allete.com
Allete is a uniquely diversified multi-services company with businesses in 39 states and 8 Canadian provinces.  Their oldest business, Minnesota Power, is engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Minnesota and Wisconsin.  MPEX is their power marketing division.  Energy holdings include a coal mine, a telecommunications firm and Electric Odyssey, an innovative retailer.

The American Coal Foundation
www.acf-coal.org
The mission of The American Coal Foundation is to develop materials and programs to assist in educating teachers and students about today's modern coal industry, so that future generations will be able to make well-informed decisions about the economy, the environment, and our country's national security.

Americans for Balanced Energy Choices
www.balancedenergy.org
Americans for Balanced Energy Choices (ABEC) is a national, non-profit organization designed to promote a dialogue with community leaders across the United States on issues involving America's growing demand for electricity.  ABEC will advocate in support of policies that strike the proper balance between protecting the environment and providing for continued economic growth and prosperity for America's working families.

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Basin Electric Power Cooperative
www.basinelectric.com
Basin Electric Power Cooperative is a consumer-owned, regional cooperative headquartered in Bismarck, ND.

BNI Coal - Center Mine
www.bnicoal.com
BNI Coal, Ltd. is a modern lignite coal mining company located near Center, ND.

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CEEDNet
www.ceednet.org
The Center for Energy and Economic Development communicates strong, positive messages about coal and our nation's economy.

Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide & Global Change
www.co2science.org
This site disseminates factual reports and sound commentary on new developments in the world-wide scientific quest to determine the climatic and biological consequences of the ongoing rise in the airs carbon dioxide content.

The Coalition for Affordable & Reliable Energy
www.careenergy.com
The Coalition for Affordable & Reliable Energy is a broad coalition of organizations representing thousands of businesses and individuals that support the development of a sound energy policy for America.  A key feature of such a policy should be to enhance and promote the use of America's abundant coal resources as a source of affordable and reliable energy in the 21st century.

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Dakota Gasification Company
www.dakotagas.com
Dakota Gasification Company owns the Great Plains Synfuels Plant near Beulah, ND. Great Plains is the only commercial-scale coal gasification plant in the United States that manufactures natural gas.

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Edison Electric Institute
www.eei.org
The Edison Electric Institute is the association of shareholder-owned electric companies.

 

 

Electric Power Research Institute
www.epri.com
The Electric Power Research Institute is the only research and development consortium serving the entire power industry.

The Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota
www.eerc.und.nodak.edu
The EERC, a federal research and development facility, is recognized internationally as an expert in scientifically advanced energy systems and the prevention and cleanup of air, water and soil pollution.

Energy Generation Conference
www.bismarckstate.edu/cce/energy
The Energy Generation Conference is a cooperative effort among producers, suppliers and educators to promote competitive, efficient and safe energy production. 

Energy Information Administration
www.eia.doe.gov
The Energy Information Administration provides general information regarding the energy industry in the United States.

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Fossil Fuels Link Center
www.bydesign.com/fossilfuels/links/
This site is a starting point for anyone who wants to learn more about how North America uses its fossil fuel resources.  It includes 1,000 annotated links on fossil fuel, electricity, oil, natural gas and coal.

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Global Climate Coalition
www.globalclimate.org
The Global Climate Coalition is an organization of trade associations established in 1989 to coordinate business participation in the international policy debate on the issue of global climate change and global warming.

Global Warming Cost
www.globalwarmingcost.org
Global Warming Cost highlights the economic consequences of the United Nation's greenhouse gas treaty.

Great River Energy
www.GreatRiverEnergy.com
Great River Energy is Minnesota's second largest electric utility based on generating capacity, and provides electrical energy and services to 29 distribution cooperatives.  In turn, those members supply electricity to residential, commercial and industrial customers across Minnesota and part of Wisconsin.

Greening Earth Society
www.fossilfuels.org
The Greening Earth Society was created to spread the good news about the beneficial impact of carbon dioxide on the earth's biosphere to the American people.

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Lignite Vision 21 Project
www.lignitevision21.com
Learn about this project that is designed to revitalize growth in the lignite industry and to meet the energy demands of the 21 century.

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The George C. Marshall Institute
www.marshall.org
The George C. Marshall Institute is a nonprofit organization that conducts technical assessments of scientific issues with an impact on public policy.

Mid-Continent Area Power Poll (MAPP)
www.mapp.org
MAPP is a voluntary association of electric utilities doing business in the Upper Midwest.

Mineral Information Institute
www.mii.org
The Mineral Information Institute provides teachers and students with a wide range of educational materials about the mining and minerals processing industries.

Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association
www.mmua.org
The Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA) represents the interests of Minnesota's municipal electric, gas, and water utilities.

Mining the Internet
www.miningusa.com
Mining the Internet includes information on mining in the United States.

Minnkota Power Cooperative
www.minnkota.com
Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc. (MPC) is a regional generation and transmission company serving 12 member-owner Cooperatives and 12 municipal utilities in northwestern Minnesota and eastern North Dakota.

Minnesota Rural Electric Association
www.mrea.org
The Minnesota Rural Electric Association (MREA) is a service organization for the electric cooperatives of Minnesota.

Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.
www.mdu.com
Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. operates electric power generation, transmission and distribution facilities in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming.

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National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project
www.need.org
The mission of the NEED Project is to promote an energy conscious and educated society by creating effective networks of students, educators, business, government and community leaders to design and deliver objective, multi-sided energy education programs.

National Mining Association
www.nma.org
The National Mining Association (NMA) is the voice of one of America's great basic industries- mining.

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
www.nreca.org
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) is the national service organization dedicated to representing the national interests of cooperative electric utilities and the consumers they serve.

North American Coal Corporation
www.nacoal.com 
North American Coal Corporation engages primarily in the surface mining of lignite as fuel for power generation by electric utilities.

North American Electric Reliability Council
www.nerc.com
NERC's mission is to promote the reliability of the electricity supply for North America.

North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives
www.ndarec.com
The North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives works in partnership with the states 19 distribution co-ops and six G&T co-ops since it began in 1958.

North Dakota Coal Conversion Counties
www.ndcoal.govoffice.com
The North Dakota Coal Conversion Counties works to ensure fair taxation for the coal producing region of North Dakota.

North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretative Center
www.fortmandan.com
A new Visitors Center at Fort Mandan - part of the North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretative Center, Washburn, ND - was made using coal combustion by-products.  Major donors included the Lignite Energy Council and its members.

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Otter Tail Power Company
www.otpco.com
Otter Tail Power Company is an investor-owned electric utility headquartered in Fergus Falls, Minnesota

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Partners for Affordable Energy
www.powerofcoal.com
Partners for Affordable Energy is a broad based coalition of organizations and businesses that support coal-based electricity as a low-cost, efficient and environmentally compatible energy source for consumers, farms and businesses in Minnesota.

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The Science and Environmental Policy Project
www.sepp.org
A nonprofit organization formed in 1990 to clarify diverse problems facing the planet. Features work of atmospheric physicist S. Fred Singer.

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Western Fuels Association
www.westernfuels.org
A nonprofit cooperative dedicated to providing coal to 22 consumer-owned electric utilities.

World Climate Report
www.greeningearthsociety.org/climate
This site covers breaking news concerning the science and political science of global climate change.

The World Coal Institute
www.wci-coal.com
The World Coal Institute is a non-profit, non-governmental association of coal producing and coal consuming enterprises.  The WCI is the only international group working worldwide on behalf of coal producers and coal consumers.

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Xcel Energy Inc.
www.xcelenergy.com
Xcel Energy Inc. is a prominent U.S. electric and natural gas utility with annual revenues of nearly $7 billion and operations in 12 Western and Midwestern States.  Formed in July 2000 by the merger of New Century Energies and Northern States Power Company, Xcel Energy provides a complete portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3 million electricity customers and 1.5 million natural gas customers.  

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