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Green building bill still draws questions

By Paul Snyder A bill that would mandate green building standards for public projects still faces resistance despite clearing the state Senate and Assembly. The bill‘s sponsor, state Rep. Louis Molepske Jr., D-Stevens Point, said Monday he is discussing the ...

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Stimulus boosting construction, but what happens next?

By Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — Despite national employment numbers offering encouraging news for construction, builders across the country are nervous about what the future holds as stimulus projects start to wind down. Construction employment was up by ...

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The OSHA report

OSHA reports • McHugh Excavating and Plumbing Inc., Onalaska, reached a formal settlement with OSHA on Sept. 23 to reduce a $2,800 safety-training-and-education citation to $1,000; two specific-excavation-requirements citations, totaling $5,600, to $2,000; and three requirements-for-excavation-protective-systems citations, totaling $14,000, to ...

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DNR responds to Mazomanie development lawsuit

By Paul Snyder The chocolate brown color of Black Earth Creek near Mazomanie on Sunday prompted Village Trustee Mike Krawczyk to drive upstream toward Cross Plains to fish for trout. As the Mazomanie representative headed toward clearer water, he said, ...

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