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Guest Columnist: The realities of building a coal-fired plant


Having not forgotten the lessons I learned as your Public Service Commissioner for eight years, I always read with interest the reports on what the two current candidates for PSC District #1 are saying to the voters in their campaign.

I was startled and appalled at the complete disregard for the facts demonstrated by one of those two candidates when he promised a heavenly nirvana of low cost electricity and high government revenues by building coal-fired plants on the Hi-Line just down the road from Havre. He claimed, erroneously that these coal-fired plants would generate electricity t...

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