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October 2, 2018
Chris Clark, president of Xcel Energy in Minnesota and the Dakotas, addresses a crowd of area government and business representatives at a community breakfast Oct. 2, 2018, at Treasure Island Resort & Casino. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimedia
As wind replaces coal, Xcel says nuclear will remain an important part of energy mix
October 2, 2018 - 1:54pm
November 29, 2017
NRC issues regulatory basis for new decommissioning regulations
November 29, 2017 - 11:38am
November 21, 2017
File photo
Prairie Island nuclear plant completes refueling outage and maintenance projects
November 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
February 8, 2012
Plant spokeswoman says radioactive water leaks at Minnesota's Prairie Island nuclear plant pose "no risk"
February 8, 2012 - 11:52am
January 7, 2012
Sgt. Dan Lewis of the Minnesota State Patrol (left) talks with Goodhue County Sheriff's Capt. Pat Thompson in the Emergency Operations Center early Thursday after being alerted of a chemical spill at Prairie Island nuclear plant. In the background are Red Wing Sgt. Jerry Rosenow and Police Chief Tim Sletten. Red Wing Fire Chief Tom Schneider has his back to the button
2012 story: Bleach leak launches alert
January 7, 2012 - 12:00pm
Taking a closer look
January 7, 2012 - 12:00pm
January 5, 2012
Action on Xcel's relicensing bid will pick up again next month when the public comment period ends on a supplemental environmental impact statement regarding the Prairie Island nuclear plant's applications.
Update 3:35 p.m.: Prairie Island Nuclear Plant terminates alert
January 5, 2012 - 7:15am
January 12, 2011
Lawmakers move toward nuclear, coal power approval
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
March 21, 2010
JoDee Gamst tells a House committee Wednesday that the Prairie Island Indian Community supports a bill to study how to best monitor radiation and heat escaping from the nearby nuclear plant. Photo by Don Davis
Nuke study sought
March 21, 2010 - 1:00pm
December 9, 2009
NRC puts safety first
December 9, 2009 - 6:11pm
April 17, 2009
Nuclear plant meeting Tuesday
April 17, 2009 - 8:50am
April 2, 2009
Senate votes to lift nuke ban
April 2, 2009 - 1:51pm
September 13, 2008
Editorial: Talk nuclear
September 13, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Public weighs in on possible changes
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
High levels of chemical prompt 'unusual event' status at plant
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am