The state Department of Natural Resources' secretary has decided not to reinstate a permit for a $75 million sand-processing plant in Monroe County.Read More »
The leader of the Wisconsin Senate's sporting heritage committee spent more than three hours interrogating Gov. Tony Evers' pick for Department of Natural Resources secretary during a confirmation hearing on Thursday, peppering him with questions about his management style and how tough he would be on polluters.Read More »
Gov.-elect Tony Evers provided vital insight into his approach to governing when he tapped Preston Cole to head the state Department of Natural Resources. A forester by training, and a skilled administrator of environmental and public-works projects, Cole is literally known as "the tree guy."Read More »
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' board will get an in-depth look this week at dramatic cuts Republican lawmakers made to the agency's stewardship program, the key mechanism for preserving land in the state.Read More »
By Bill Clements Special to The Daily Reporter Two major rainstorms and thousands of basement floods have prompted a search in Milwaukee for the best ways to protect the city from more damage. Milwaukee Alderman Jim Bohl said, for instance, ...
Tagged with: Department of Public Works Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA floods Graffin Jim Bohl Joe Davis Milwaukee Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District MMSD Polenske Preston Cole storm Tom Barrett Willie HinesRead More »
By Sean Ryan An attempt to use a city property to lure a construction company to Milwaukee must overcome the business trends that push contractors away. A Milwaukee Department of Public Works proposal would free up a 2-acre lot at ...
Tagged with: American Subcontractors Association of Wisconsin Beiriger bid preference business contractor Department of Public Works Milwaukee Preston Cole property Wanta Wisconsin Underground Contractors AssociationRead More »