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Over the next 10 to 20 years, the risks of heat and water "stress" will likely increase in parts of the U.S., said the report by Moody's Investors Service.
The biofuel's intended uses for energy independence and greenhouse gas reduction have become matters of debate. But no one questions its political clout, economic importance or staying power.
The state's largest utility is proposing to run two of its four coal generators just part time.
It followed a record-setting October; natural gas output continued a steady increase.
The PUC said it's satisfied with a restructured plan, though the Attorney General's Office opposes it.
The utility said it will ask the Minnesota Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling seen as potential setback for the plant.
Lawsuit by Minnesota attorney general lawsuit claimed that Comcast raised fees after wooing customers with low rates, tacked unwanted services and equipment onto bills and failed to send Visa gift cards offered in promotional deals.
Commerce settled another case with firm in October.
The state could pull its mineral lease but wants to move project forward.
Natural gas also hit a high in October, but a goal to cut waste from flaring still hasn't been met.