The Minneapolis utility says in a statement that potential harm to endangered or threatened birds played a "major factor" in scrapping the so-called Merricourt Wind Project in Dickey and McIntosh counties.
The United States spends about $500 billion each year on energy that comes from other countries.
Some senators, including North Dakota's Kent Conrad, are now pushing for more of that energy to be generated in America.
A Minnesota company is looking into the possibility of building a wind farm in Ramsey County. The project is only in its infant stages right now...as it isn't definite yet that a wind farm will be built.
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