Weather Forecast

Gov. Mark Dayton tells a crowd Minnesota should move toward cleaner energy during a rally in the state Capitol rotunda Monday, April 22, 2013. (Forum News Service photo by Danielle Killey)

Legislative notebook: Earth Day rally pushes clean energy

Email News Alerts

ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton said Minnesota should move toward cleaner energy and set a goal to eliminate power use from coal-fired plants, he told hundreds gathered at the Capitol.


Those at the Monday rally pushed lawmakers to pass legislation setting solar electricity generation standards for utility companies, encouraging solar production and shifting to other energy production methods.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.