The Federal Emergency Management Agency has declared a major disaster for three northwestern Wisconsin counties due to flood damage in June.
Federal low-interest loans for people and businesses that suffered damage during last month’s flooding in northwest Wisconsin have been approved.
State forestry officials say they are moving ahead with a multi-front plan to salvage hundreds of thousands of downed trees across far northwestern Wisconsin that calls for using soldiers to clear debris, relaxing air pollution permits and raising weight limits on the region’s roads for loggers.
Published: October 29, 2009
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By Brett J. Blackledge and Matt Apuzzo AP Writers Washington — Future progress reports on President Barack Obama’s economic recovery plan will be more accurate, White House officials promised Thursday. The pledge came in the wake of a review that showed early reports claimed thousands more jobs created or saved than actually were. The government’s [...]