Published: April 23, 2013
Tags: Alliant Energy, Clean Air Act, coal, Dairyland Power Cooperative, EPA, Madison Gas & Electric, pollution, power, Sierra Club, We Energies, Wisconsin Power & Light, Wisconsin Public Service
Wisconsin utilities have agreed to spend more than $1 billion to clean up aging coal-fired power plants under a settlement with federal regulators announced Monday.
Published: February 8, 2013
Tags: American Transmission, ATC, coal, CUB, power plant, We Energies
A Wisconsin utility is scaling back its plans to run power lines into Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, citing reduced energy needs and a pending review of future needs.
Published: January 9, 2013
Tags: cement, coal, emissions, energy, EPA
First there’s a hissing sound as a gate opens to expose the glowing orange inferno burning within the maw of the Kosmos Cement kiln.
Published: December 27, 2012
Tags: coal, EPA, Keystone XL pipeline, Lisa Jackson, oil, power plants
The Obama administration’s chief environmental watchdog, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, is stepping down after an almost four-year tenure marked by high-profile brawls over global warming pollution, the Keystone XL oil pipeline, new controls on coal-fired plants and several other hot-button issues that affect the nation’s economy and people’s health.
Published: November 27, 2012
Tags: coal, power plant, We Energies
Officials say a coal-fired power plant in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula will get $130 million to $140 million in upgrades under plans by a power cooperative and a Wisconsin-based utility.
Published: November 5, 2012
Tags: coal, energy, Fire, We Energies
A coal fire at a We Energies power plant on Milwaukee County Grounds in Wauwatosa is under control but expected to burn for several days.
Published: August 17, 2012
Tags: coal, natural gas, Valley Power Plant, We Energies
We Energies will convert its coal-fired power plant near downtown Milwaukee to natural gas, the company announced Friday.
Published: August 15, 2012
Tags: coal, Coast Guard, St. Marys River
The U.S. Coast Guard says crews are working to free a grounded 1,000-foot coal freighter blocking the outbound channel of the St. Marys River that links lakes Superior and Huron.
Published: August 13, 2012
Tags: coal, Excelsior Energy, natural gas, power plant, Public Utilities Commission, Sierra Club
A decade-old plan to build a new power plant in northern Minnesota is coming back before the state’s Public Utilities Commission next week – but in a smaller form and with a different energy source.
Published: July 18, 2012
Tags: accident, coal, fly ash, osha, Packaging Corp. of America
One man is dead and another critically hurt after being burned by fly ash at a mill in Tomahawk.
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