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Dairyland Power: Rail backlog could force plant closure

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Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014 9:44 pm

LA CROSSE, Wis. — An ongoing rail backlog that has stranded grain shipments across the Great Plains now is threatening to shut down a La Crosse-area power plant.

Dairyland Power Cooperative says it could run out of coal at its Genoa generating plant by January if BNSF railroad doesn't rapidly accelerate deliveries.

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