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Project Outreach Summary Published

May 31, 2017

A summary of outreach completed for the project to date has been developed.

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Power Line Project On Schedule - International Falls Journal

May 4, 2017

Progress in developing the Great Northern Transmission Line is on schedule, according to representatives of Minnesota Power.

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February 2017 Issue of Great Northern News Published

February 21, 2017

The Great Northern Transmission Line's periodic newsletter, Great Northern News, is available for review.

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Presidential Permit paves way for Minnesota Power's Great Northern Transmission Line

November 16, 2016

Minnesota Power's Great Northern Transmission Line received federal approval today when the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Presidential Permit, clearing the way for building the international transmission line to deliver clean energy from Canada’s extensive hydropower resources to Minnesota while strengthening reliability of the power grid.

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Fall 2016 Issue of Great Northern News Published

September 12, 2016

The Great Northern Transmission Line's periodic newsletter, Great Northern News, has a new issue available

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PUC Issues Final Order Issuing Route Permit

April 12, 2016

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved the Route Permit Application for the Great Northern Transmission Line via final written order on April 11, 2016.

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World Leaders Issue Statement on North American Climate, Clean Energy and Environmental Partnership

June 29, 2016

The White House issued a press release summarizing a meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Barack Obama, and President Enrique Pena Nieto. The meeting purpose was to share a common commitment to a competitive, low-carbon and sustainable North American economy and society. Great Northern Transmission Line was mentioned as a cross-border transmission project.

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