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Jim Newberger on Energy & Oil

 

 


Don't prioritize green energy

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Prioritize green energy"?

A: Oppose.

Source: OnTheIssues interview of 2018 Minnesota Senate candidate , Mar 15, 2018

Defended coal-burning Xcel plant in Becker

The biggest handout to a fossil fuel-loving monopoly in Minnesota history is also the biggest accomplishment of Jim Newberger's young career.

Newberger fiercely defended the coal-burning Xcel plant in Becker; he loved every ounce of its 20 million tons of annual carbon emissions. When those were set to go offline, Newberger begged for a replacement natural gas plant to be built in Becker. He succeeded. So did Xcel.

Newberger's bill lets Xcel build that plant "at its sole discretion," meaning it could proceed without government oversight. The monopoly's $1 billion plant project will be paid for by its one-plus million ratepayers. Expect Xcel to thank Newberger by funding his campaign.

Source: City Pages on 2018 Minnesota Senate race , Aug 16, 2017

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