The state’s Joint Finance Commission on Thursday passed a motion related to the Milwaukee streetcar on a 12-4 party-line vote.
With the spring thaw at hand, Wisconsin utility officials are reminding people to dial in before digging.
A state senator wants local officials to have the power to set stricter health and safety standards than state rules allow for wind farms.
Local governments could impose stricter safety regulations on wind farms than now allowed by state rules under a bill to be considered by a state Senate committee Wednesday.
Local governments would regain the power to restrict the locations of wind farm projects to protect residents’ health and safety under a bill state Sen. Frank Lasee, R-De Pere, said he plans to introduce. Lasee made the announcement Friday.
State regulators have rejected a wind farm proposal in St. Croix County, citing concerns about the impact of turbine noise on nearby homes.
Residents of a small village in northwestern Wisconsin stand to benefit from a local employer’s plan to build a new natural gas pipeline.
Wisconsin regulators have approved an increase in electric and natural gas rates for utility customers in western Wisconsin.
A judge has refused to delay construction of a major new power line in southeastern North Dakota while an appeal of its route is pending.
The Oak Creek Water and Sewer Utility is contesting the state’s Public Service Commission’s most recent decisions on its 2011 rate increase application.