In their testimony to a Milwaukee committee Wednesday, railroad officials described efforts to increase safety in the transport of oil and other hazardous substances. But they also revealed a patchwork of regulatory agencies with differing jurisdictions that are not always coordinated in their efforts.
Wisconsin's train transport industry faces reliability and safety problems brought on by the harsh winter, congestion and federal limits on crews' hours, the state's top railroad official told the Wisconsin State Journal.
Wisconsin representatives expressed surprise Wednesday in the wake of Jeff Plale’s announcement that he is abandoning his post as state facilities administrator less than a year after assuming the role.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A net put in place across the state Capitol rotunda following an altercation over the release of balloons is going to be taken down. State’s facilities director Jeff Plale tells WISC-TV the net is ugly and ...