A company looking to dig a huge iron mine just south of Lake Superior has filed new papers with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources outlining a bulk sampling plan and notifying the agency it plans to seek a mining permit.
A provision designed to limit public access to the proposed site of an iron ore mine near Lake Superior will not be included in the state budget, Assembly Republican leaders said Wednesday.
Wisconsin environmental officials say the number of wells contaminated by a 2012 gasoline pipeline spill continues to grow in the town of Jackson.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has approved a U.S. Army proposal to excavate contaminated soil at the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant in Fitchburg.
The Wisconsin Assembly on Tuesday began debating a budget plan that Republicans were seeking to revise to boost its chances of passage, but the proposed changes don’t address some of the most contentious proposals.
Cities and counties in Wisconsin are looking for ways to pay for water tests that could lead to beach closures after the federal government proposed eliminating money for the tests.
For each annexation Madison has approved along lakes and waterways in the past three decades, city officials have kept track of the shore-land zoning rules that applied at the time in Dane County.
A pair of bills meant to give cities and villages complete zoning authority over annexed land actually would undermine standards adopted to protect lakes, rivers and streams, environmental groups say.
Wisconsin’s big water users would have an easier time getting permits to drill high-capacity wells under legislation Republicans have tucked into Gov. Scott Walker’s budget.
A proposed amendment to the state budget could settle the lengthy land-use dispute over The Couture and allow construction of the high-rise development in downtown Milwaukee.