Developer Michael Krause has long dreamed of a wood-fueled power plant at the edge of Minneapolis's East Phillips neighborhood, and he has no shortage of supporters. The City Council unanimously endorsed his Midtown Eco Energy facility three times. Krause and his business partners are closing in on $78 million in bonds administered by the city's Empowerment Zone office. Several surrounding neighborhood groups have given the project their blessing. And the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has drafted, albeit not yet granted, an air... More >>>