Published: April 29, 2013
Tags: Anthony Federspill, Anthony Thomas, Anthony Thomas Builders, Department of Natural Resources, DNR, homebuilders, Jerry Deschane, John Siepmann, Matt Neumann, mba, Metropolitan Builders Association, Neumann Co., Siepmann Realty, WBA, Wisconsin Builders Association
The Wisconsin Builders Association predicts 14,000 new houses will be constructed in the state this year, but with land development still in a slump, contractors might as well be building castles in the air.
Published: March 29, 2013
Tags: Ann Coakley, Bill Williams, Department of Natural Resources, Gogebic Taconite
Gogebic Taconite is expected to begin test drilling at its proposed iron ore mine in northwestern Wisconsin by the end of next month.
Published: March 26, 2013
Tags: Department of Natural Resources, DNR, erosion, Gov. Scott Walker, Joint Finance Committee
The state Department of Natural Resources does not plan to change state rules meant to slow erosion from construction sites of 1 acre or larger if the agency takes over the administration of those rules from another department.
Published: July 26, 2012
Tags: Couture, Department of Natural Resources, DNR, Rick Barrett, Transit Center
Milwaukee County supervisors on Thursday unanimously approved allowing the county to begin negotiations with Milwaukee developer Rick Barrett on The Couture, his proposed high-rise to be built on the Downtown Transit Center site.
Published: July 26, 2012
Tags: Department of Natural Resources, DNR, EPA, Great Lakes, permits, phosphorus, pollution
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved Wisconsin’s revised rule to curb phosphorus pollution.
Published: June 10, 2012
Tags: Department of Natural Resources, DNR, fracking, Interstate Energy Partners, mining, pollution, sand, St. Croix River, Tiller Corp.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is asking the state Department of Justice to prosecute two silica sand mining companies for pollution violations.
Published: May 17, 2012
Tags: Department of Natural Resources, DNR, Natural Resources Board
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has agreed to spend $17.3 million to protect more than 100 square miles of forest land in the northwest corner of the state, marking what will be the largest land-conservation deal in state history.
Published: May 7, 2012
Tags: Cathy Stepp, Department of Natural Resources, DNR, Herr Environmental, permits, waste
A top political appointee at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources chose to handle a complaint against a waste hauler internally instead of referring the case to the state Department of Justice for prosecution, DNR records show.
Published: May 4, 2012
Tags: Chippewa River, Department of Natural Resources, DNR, waterway
The Loch Ness monster is on vacation in Wisconsin – and state officials want the legendary lady to leave.
Published: May 1, 2012
Tags: Department of Natural Resources, DNR, Heart of the Valley Metropolitan Sewerage District, sewer
Failure to file a timely challenge could cost the city of Kaukauna its right to provide sewer service to 89 acres in the town of Harrison, according to a Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision issued Tuesday.
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