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Glendale residents want to plug public works project (access required)

By James Briggs Residents of a Glendale subdivision are threatening to sue the city to block a planned public works project. Glendale plans to remove grass swales from the Alberta Court subdivision and replace them with concrete gutters and curbs. ...

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Controversial federal runoff guidelines not going away (access required)

By Jack Zemlicka The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking another shot at establishing a controversial sediment runoff threshold, less than a year after backing off a similar attempt that resulted in a lawsuit. The agency is considering proposed modifications ...

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EPA backs off federal storm water runoff rule (UPDATE) (access required)

By Marie Rohde The Environmental Protection Agency is withdrawing from its storm water management rule a requirement builders say would have added $10 billion a year to construction costs in the U.S. “This is a significant victory,” said Patrick Stevens, ...

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GOP lawmakers call for runoff rules hearing

By Bill Clements Special to The Daily Reporter Six Republican state representatives are pressing for a hearing on new rules that would further restrict phosphorous runoff at a cost to businesses and municipalities the lawmakers say is unreasonable. But environmental ...

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Lobbyists face last stand on runoff rules (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan Builders and manufacturers have only one more chance to convince state policymakers that new runoff and phosphorus rules will cost too much money. The two rules, drafted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, cleared the state ...

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