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Energy security breeds national security, which breeds economic security. That was the message from the Great Plains and Em Power North Dakota Energy Conference.

Today, Governor Dalrymple and Southern Energy Company CEO Thomas Fanning spoke to political and energy leaders in Bismarck. The discussion focused on achieving national energy policies that will promote innovation while supporting traditional fuels such as natural gas and coal.

"And it's not just that they're a producing state, but they will enjoy the bounty of clean, safe, reliable, affordable energy that restarts manufacturing, that grows jobs and personal incomes. This is a corresponding act that is beneficial to all. It's great for America and you're just a model of that right now," says Fanning.

Due to the government shutdown Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Cramer were unable to attend.

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