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After months of rail service problems, some utilities and elected officials say BNSF Railway needs to prove it has a plan to rebuild coal stockpiles. A coal train idled at Xcel Energy's Sherco power plant last week in Becker, Minn. Comment?
The season's first significant snowfall in the Twin Cities and elsewhere in Minnesota -- expected to top a foot in depth by Tuesday -- arrived just before Monday's morning rush hour, and it quickly had motorists reacquainting themselves with their winter driving skills. Eventual snow depths will vary greatly, according to the National Weather Service , with the northern edge of the metro well into double digits and southern Twin Cities area closer to a half-foot. Comment?
A BNSF train waits on the tracks in Becker, Minn. The government is monitoring the operations of BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific, the main rail carriers in the area. Comment?
With coal supplies dwindling at major power plants, Xcel Energy and other electric utilities are putting increased pressure on BNSF Railway to increase deliveries from western mines. Comment?
The La Crosse Tribune reports Xcel Energy CEO Ben Fowke wrote a letter dated July 23 to the federal Surface Transportation Board, saying rail carrier BNSF has fallen behind on coal deliveries to the 2,500-megawatt Sherco plant in Becker, Minn. Comment?
If regulators decide Sherco power plant is causing haze in two national parks, it could mean expensive retrofits or early retirement to 1970s power generators in Becker, Minn. Comment?
Xcel Energy's Sherco power plant in Becker, Minn., produces 2,400 megawatts of electricity for more than 2.5 million people. Comment?
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