Frac sand mining’s impact on job creation in Wisconsin’s sandy areas will be minimal, and communities must account for its potential economic drawbacks, according to a new report.
Published: May 17, 2013
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A mining company has reduced the number of test holes it plans to make for a proposed iron ore mine near Lake Superior.
Dane County is in danger of losing authority that for almost 11 years has let it tailor its erosion-control standards to protect resources such as lakes Mendota and Monona and trout streams.
The Senate on Wednesday put aside its partisan differences to extend the federal government’s main water resources law, which promotes investment in port improvements, flood protection, dam and levee projects and environmental restoration.
A decades-old effort to nurse the battered Great Lakes to health has made progress toward reducing toxic pollution and slamming the door on invasive species, but the freshwater seas continue to face serious threats, a U.S.-Canadian agency said Tuesday.
Milwaukee’s Clock Shadow Building is one of the American Institute of Architects’ Top Ten Green Projects for 2013.
TransCanada has filed a lawsuit seeking an injunction and restraining order that keeps protesters from disrupting its pipeline construction sites in Oklahoma.
The state Department of Natural Resources board is poised to make some changes to Wisconsin’s endangered species list, and it could help the construction industry.
The state Natural Resources Board is scheduled to vote next week on a scope statement for rules implementing Republican changes to Wisconsin’s mining regulations.