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Nuclear plant meeting Tuesday

The public can comment on the draft environmental impact statement for the Prairie Island nuclear plant during a meeting Tuesday at Red Wing Public Library.

The Office of Energy Security will hear public comment at 6 p.m. in the library's Foot Room. Representatives from the OES and Xcel Energy will be available to answer questions about the permitting process and the proposed project.

The nuclear plant is seeking a new operating license and additional nuclear waste storage.