MADISON, Wis. (AP) — According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, at least five more state-run power plants are not in compliance with federal clean air regulations and need tighter pollution controls. Gov. Jim Doyle’s administration is promising to ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A Sierra Club lawsuit seeking the results of a state review of four campus power plants could be the beginning of a massive drain on the budgets of university building projects. The Sierra Club wants to know ...
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By Sean Ryan The village of Clyman, after 12 years of a deteriorated and leaking sewerage system, has agreed to build a new treatment plant and fix its pipes to settle a state lawsuit. The agreement announced Tuesday by the ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources isn’t moving fast enough to address charges of clean-air violations, according to one environmental group. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the complaints involve four coal-fired plants in the University ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin environmental officials are looking for thoughts on new pollution runoff rules. According to the Department of Natural Resources, the changes are designed to reduce pollutants that run off urban areas and farm fields into state ...Read More »
By DINA CAPPIELLO Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to pollution, the economic downturn could have an upside. The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday reported that toxic chemical pollution from the nation’s industrial plants, mines and factories ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan A new federal runoff rule guarantees that contractors and developers will add a position to many construction sites in Wisconsin: water quality tester. “The one kind of negative thing, from our perspective, is that because there is ...
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WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday issued a final rule to help reduce water pollution from construction sites. The agency believes the rule, which takes effect in February 2010 and will be phased in over four years, will ...Read More »
Dina Cappiello AP Writer Washington — A federal study of mercury contamination released Wednesday found the toxic substance in every fish tested at nearly 300 streams across the country, a finding that underscores how widespread mercury pollution has become. The ...Read More »
David N. Goodman AP Writer Detroit — Researchers from Michigan’s far north and a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lab in steamy Vicksburg, Miss., have formed an alliance to improve tools for monitoring pollution along the nation’s shorelines. Michigan Technological ...Read More »