This is a chance of a life time for Cook County High School Juniors!

MREA WASHINGTON D.C. YOUTH TOUR

SPONSORED BY ARROWHEAD ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE

 TRAVEL DATES ARE JUNE 12-17, 2010

ALL EXPENSES PAID!!

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for its fun-filled 2010 Youth Tour, an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. Each year the cooperative sponsors one high school junior.

The successful candidate will join hundreds of other high school cooperative representatives from across the nation as they tour our nation’s capitol, meet members of congress, visit historic sites and learn the role government plays in the elctric industry.

 TO APPLY: WRITE A 1-2 PAGE ESSAY ON:

 Utility companies in the State of Minnesota are mandated by the, “Next Generation Energy Act of 2007.”  The act requires utility companies to produce 25% of their electricity from renewable sources by the year 2025.  In addition, it mandates that utilities work towards reducing the amount of electricity it sells to homes and businesses by 1.5%. 

If you were elected to the United State Congress and were faced with voting for a national law which was identical to Minnesota’s would you vote for or against it?  Explain why or why not and how you would recommend changing the law if applicable.

 To aid in your research here are a few credible sites you may search.

 https://www.revisor.mn.gov/bin/bldbill.php?bill=S0145.2.html&session=ls85

http://www.state.mn.us/portal/mn/jsp/home.do?agency=Energy

 http://www.energy.gov/

 http://www.greatriverenergy.com/

 http://www.nreca.coop/

 http://www.mrea.org/

 FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT

ROSE AT 663-7239 OR EMAIL rthoreson@aecimn.com

 THIS IS A CHANCE OF A LIFE TIME!

 APPLY TODAY!

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