At Merrill Iron & Steel, the recession seems to be fading quickly into history.
Published: October 29, 2010
Tags: biomass, Department of Natural Resources, DNR, Domtar Corp., Doyle, electricity, Glacier Hills, Joint Committee on Finance, Manthey, Menominee River, Neal Torney, paper mill, PSC, Public Service Commission, RENEW Wisconsin, Rothschild, Steffes, Vickerman, We Energies
By James Briggs The state Department of Natural Resources has agreed to buy 2,714 acres along the Wisconsin-Michigan border from We Energies. If approved by the Joint Committee on Finance, as well as Gov. Jim Doyle, the DNR‘s $3.25 million purchase will result in the Menominee River State Park and Recreation Area, the first new [...]
By Paul Snyder A school district in Rothschild is giving more than 2,600 reasons for demanding the state pinpoint exactly how much pollution a proposed biomass plant in the area will produce. “Our concern is to be careful about the safety of students and staff,” said Tom Owens, assistant superintendent of the D.C. Everest Area [...]
By Paul Snyder A local dispute over a proposed $255 million biomass plant in Rothschild is morphing into a debate over whether the opposition can force a referendum on the project. “Based on what our attorney’s said, I question the validity of any referendum they would offer,” said Rothschild Village President Neal Torney. Yet Village [...]
By Clarke Canfield AP Writer Portland, Maine — The grim economy is hurting some consumers in yet another way: higher water bills. Many water utilities are raising rates because water use is down, in part because manufacturers have closed or are cutting back, tourism has fallen and the real estate market is in the doldrums. [...]
By Paul Snyder We Energies on Monday submitted its application to the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin for a $255 million biomass plant in Rothschild. We Energies spokesman Brian Manthey said the project, which will be built on the same site as Domtar Corp.’s operating paper mill, will include new construction, reuse some of the [...]
Published: February 17, 2010
Tags: biomass plant, Domtar Corp., Luce, Manthey, paper mill, PSC, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, Rothschild, Torney, Wausau Area Chamber of Commerce, We Energies, Weston power plant, Wisconsin Public Service Corp.
By Sean Ryan People in Rothschild have a lot of questions about how We Energies’ proposed $250 million biomass plant project will affect their neighborhood. The community has not heard much about the project since representatives from the state and We Energies visited Rothschild in September to announce plans to build a 50-megawatt biomass plant [...]