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Feds, state file lawsuit over Fox River cleanup (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice and state prosecutors on Thursday sued a group of paper companies that haven’t reached long-term agreements to clean up pollution in the Fox River. The ...

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Sewerage district funnels $20 million to ease flooding (UPDATE)

By Marie Rohde Property owners wanting a flood of relief from sewage backups during heavy rains will see a dribble instead. They also could get a bigger tax bill and may be forced to spend thousands of dollars to fix ...

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Lunda to pay $100,000 for pollution violations

Lunda Construction Co. of Black River Falls Friday agreed to pay $100,000 in forfeitures because of water pollution violations stemming from a 2008 construction incident. The Wisconsin Department of Justice brought six charges against Lunda relating to the company’s work ...

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Court ruling clouds Capital Area Regional Planning Commission’s future

By Paul Snyder A circuit court’s order that the state review a 200-acre development proposed for Mazomanie may put a regional planning commission in jeopardy. “I think it’s fair to say our future is up in the air at this ...

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