The state Department of Natural Resources board is scheduled to vote next week on whether to allow the agency to begin drafting regulations imposing restrictions on firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals.Read More »
The Wisconsin Public Service Commission last week dismissed an attempt to block the proposed construction of a 65-watt wind farm in Green County, siding with local officials who had approved the project.Read More »
The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that legislators did not violate the state constitution by allowing the construction of an oil pipeline tunnel beneath a channel linking two of the Great Lakes, clearing the way for the project to proceed unless another court intervenes.Read More »
The Midwest Renewable Energy Association, a central Wisconsin based non-profit organization, in partnership with the Straubel Foundation, has awarded eight MREA and Straubel Foundation Clean Energy Leadership Award scholarships to students studying in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainability and clean technology.
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A U.S. appeals court on Thursday turned down a request by the Trump administration and energy industry groups to revive a permit system for new oil and gas pipelines after the system was canceled by a lower court.Read More »
Alliant Energy is moving ahead with plans to build 675 megawatts of solar power with six projects, an announcement that came just days after the utility said it will retire the Edgewater coal plant in Sheboygan.Read More »