More than 400 people are currently working at Spiritwood Station, under construction near Jamestown, North Dakota. Another 100 employees are expected to be hired as the weather warms up. The plant is scheduled to come on line in October 2010.
Jamestown Sun reporter Toni Pirkl toured the Spiritwood Station on Feburary 23 and wrote an udpate on the plant's construction. Click here for a copy of her article
New economic study shows impact of lignite industry on North Dakota
Three separate research and development studies recommended by the Lignite Research Council and funded last summer by the North Dakota Industrial Commission are nearing completion......