Nearly 50 toxic waste sites around the U.S. will be cleaned up, and ongoing work at dozens of others will get a funding boost, as federal environmental officials announced Friday a $1 billion infusion to the Superfund program.Read More »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with the garbage-disposal giant Waste Management of Wisconsin, Inc. over allegedly illegal hazardous-waste practices at a landfill in Franklin.Read More »
Veolia Energy North America will build its first landfill gas-to-energy project in the U.S. at the Veolia Environmental Services North America Hickory Meadows landfill, located in Hilbert. The project, slated to begin operation in early summer 2011, will have the ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Do-it-yourself mechanics won’t be allowed to dump oil filters in Wisconsin landfills starting next month. A new state law banning car engine oil filters or any other oil absorbent materials in landfills will go in to ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane Waukesha-based Cobalt Partners LLC and the city of Cudahy are expected to finalize a development contract Friday to convert a former city landfill into retail property. Cobalt is taking on the risk for the development. Scott Yauck, ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District is poised to enter into a 20-year contract to buy methane gas to run the Jones Island Wastewater Treatment Plant, a move district officials say will save taxpayers tens of millions of ...
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By Marie Rohde The city of Muskego is developing a plan to protect a municipal well from a toxic chemical oozing from a former landfill, Mayor John Johnson said. The city well is about a mile east of the former ...Read More »