'Mr. Coal' retiring

Jan 31, 2013

The long-time president and CEO of the Lignite Energy Council plans to retire this spring.

As Prairie Public’s Dave Thompson reports, state officials give John Dwyer a lot of credit for keeping the lignite power industry viable – and keeping electricity costs low.

Lignite Energy Council President and CEO John Dwyer (right) and Gov. Jack Dalrymple, at Dwyer's retirement announcement.
Credit Dave Thompson / Prairie Public