- Associated Press - Monday, November 24, 2014

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Basin Electric Power Cooperative says one of its coal-fired plants has reached of milestone of 2.5 million work hours without a major injury.

Basin Electric is based in Bismarck. The company says its Leland Olds power plant in western North Dakota reached the milestone this month.

The plant has 166 workers. The company says the safety record dates back to 2006.

The plant began making electricity in 1966. The company has said that most of the electricity produced at the plant is sent to South Dakota.

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