Potential costs and organizational hurdles could overshadow a Milwaukee effort to generate electricity to power streetlights and traffic controls.Read More »
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Linking global warming to public health, disease and extreme weather, the Obama administration pressed ahead Friday with tough requirements to limit carbon pollution from new power plants, despite protests from industry and from Republicans that it would mean a dim future for coal.Read More »
NORWALK, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating after a worker died in an electrical accident at a western Wisconsin meatpacking plant. Monroe County Sheriff Pete Quirin said the accident happened just before 10 a.m. ...Read More »
By Jonathan Fahey Associated Press New York — The high costs that for years made solar energy impractical as a mainstream source of energy are plummeting. Real estate companies are racing to install solar panels on office buildings. Utilities are ...Read More »
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 ...
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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota utility regulators have approved three power line projects that are meant to strengthen the regional electric grid. Otter Tail Power Co. and Xcel Energy Inc. are cooperating on two projects. They involve building a ...Read More »