Category Archives: Xcel Energy

Source: http://energy.gov/savings/renewable-development-fund-rdf STATE:  Minnesota PROGRAM TYPE:   Public Benefits Fund PROVIDER :  Xcel Energy Xcel Energy’s Renewable Development Fund (RDF) was created in 1999 pursuant to the 1994 Radioactive Waste Management Facility Authorization Law (Minn. Stat. § 116C.779). Originally, Xcel Energy … Continue reading

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Potassium Iodide and Atomic Fallout

Xcel’s Information on Potassium Iodide usage in the Monticello region (from their handout on Emergency Preparedness): What You Should Know about Potassium Iodide and Atomic Fallout–Factsheet from the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (2002) The Nuclear Power Industry’s Historic Delay for … Continue reading

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NRC’s 2009 “Risk Review Inspection Report”

2009 Letter from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Monticello Plant containing the “Risk Review Inspection Report” (citing some violations) — Full Text (PDF) Excerpts:

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Past Issues at the Monticello Plant – 1991 Refueling Outage

Letter from Monticello (Northern States Power Company) to the NRC explaining the “Repair of Torus Indication During 1991 Refueling Outage”– Full PDF of Letter (1991) Excerpts:

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Monticello Emergency Plan Implementing Procedures (NRC)

Monticello Emergency Plan Implementing Procedures (NRC) Excerpts: Outside: Inside:

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CapX2020 Draft of Environmental Impact Statement

CapX2020: Fargo to St. Cloud: Draft of Environmental Impact Statement (Complete) and Excerpts: Scoping Decision Document (Appendix A) Detailed Route Descriptions (Appendix B) Wetland Classifications (Appendix C) Flora and Fauna (Appendix D) Air Monitoring Data (Appendix E) Letter from the Minnesota Pollution … Continue reading

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CapX2020 Application

Application to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission for a Route Permit for the Fargo to St. Cloud 345 kV Transmission Line Project. (Vol. 1 of 3) Application Appendix:  Detailed Aerial Photography Project Maps (Appendix B): Appendix Part B.1 Detailed Aerial … Continue reading

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