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Wisconsin court sides with former PSC member in Cardinal-Hickory line dispute (UPDATE) (access required)

Mike Huebsch voted to approve the Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line

The Wisconsin Supreme Court's conservative majority on Thursday sided with a former member of the state Public Service Commission who did not want to testify in court about his personal relationships with utility companies building a new power line that he had voted to approve.

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Justices question accusations of bias in approval of Cardinal-Hickory line (access required)

With construction underway on the nearly Cardinal-Hickory $500 million transmission line, the Wisconsin Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in a case accusing a former regulator of bias in approving the project.

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Judge issues injunction halting work on parts of $500M Cardinal-Hickory power line (access required)

Even as utilities were preparing to move forward with building the $500 million Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line in western Wisconsin, a federal judge handed down an injunction that will temporarily prevent the work from going forward on or near federally ...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court to weigh whether regulator’s communications with utilities amount to bias (access required)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether a former regulator's communications with utility executives tainted his approval of a nearly $500 million transmission line to be built between Dane County and Dubuque, Iowa.

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Regulators stall on request to revisit Cardinal-Hickory approval in light of secret messages (access required)

The Wisconsin Public Service Commission deadlocked Thursday on a request to rescind and reconsider the nearly $500 million Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line following a revelation last month that a former regulator had communicated secretly with proponents of the project.

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PSC reevaluating permit for $500M power line in light of former regulator’s secret messages (access required)

The Wisconsin Public Service Commission on Thursday moved to reconsider the $500 million Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line after documents showed a former commissioner traded encrypted messages with employees of utilities developing the project.

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