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  1. Clean energy advocates will get a second chance to block a proposed natural gas plant in northern Wisconsin, though odds will not be in their favor. The 550-megawatt, $700 million Nemadji Trail Energy Center is expected to go before Wisconsin regulators next year after winning approval from Minnesota's utility commission in October.

  2. President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will depart from his administration at the end of the year. "Secretary of the Interior @RyanZinke will be leaving the Administration at the end of the year after having served for a period of almost two years.

  3. A nuclear test reactor that can melt uranium fuel rods in seconds is running again after a nearly quarter-century shutdown as U.S. officials try to revamp a fading nuclear power industry with safer fuel designs and a new generation of power plants.

  4. This Nov. 29, 2018 photo shows the Transient Test Reactor at the Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, in eastern Idaho. The facility has been restarted to test nuclear fuels as the U.S. tries to revamp a fading nuclear power industry with safer fuel designs and a new generation of power plants.

  5. Oil industry insiders in Alberta are not at all impressed with what they see as a hypocritical letter from the Resort Municipality of Whistler . The letter in question was sent to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. , along with 19 other oil producers, and requests that the companies begin taking financial responsibility for the "climate-related harm caused in our community by your products."

  6. A spokesman for a California utility accused of falsifying records on natural gas pipelines says the company failed to live up to its commitment of thorough and accurate record-keeping. Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

  7. Project MKC, Youngstown - Assists families and individuals who are less fortunate by helping them through multiple programs, including diaper banks, food programs, winter clothing, tutoring and social support. Connecting Kids to Meals, Toledo - Provides free hot, nutritious meals to children living in low-income and underserved areas within the community.

  8. Prudential Financial Inc. lowered its position in MGE Energy, Inc. by 27.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 54,125 shares of the utilities provider's stock after selling 20,381 shares during the period.

  9. PG&E, even before it seeks potential rate hikes linked to wildfire liabilities and lawsuits, on Thursday asked state regulators for large increases in monthly electricity and gas bills, according to new official filings by the embattled utility behemoth. Customers who receive both gas and electricity services from PG&E can expect to pay $12.55 more a month in their power bills if the state Public Utilities Commission approves two sets of proposed increases, according to estimates provided Thursday by PG&E.

  10. Cenovus Energy Inc has received an average rating of "Buy" from the fourteen ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company.

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