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Sierra Club lawsuit threatens university projects

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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Sierra Club: DNR dragging feet on complaint

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 ...

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EPA reports decrease in toxic chemical pollution (2:03 p.m. 12/8/09)

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 ...

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Runoff rule puts pressure on builders (UPDATE)

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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