By DINESH RAMDE Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker scrapped plans Thursday to convert a power plant to run on natural fuels such as wood chips and paper pellets, a move that could save up to $100 million ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane A shared skepticism between industry representatives and the state Department of Natural Resources’ new secretary might kill the agency’s proposed diesel emission rule. “We want to be careful to make sure Wisconsin is not all of a ...
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By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency notified the state of Wisconsin this week that it was starting an investigation into 15 publically owned power plants to determine if they were violating clean ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde Lake Michigan Car Ferry Service owners are confident they will stop dumping coal ash into Lake Michigan despite a looming deadline to do so and the federal government‘s refusal to grant money for the work. A solution ...Read More »
By James Briggs Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC) Contractor Services for Charter Street Heating Plant Rebuild, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Dane County A University of Wisconsin official warns that an initiative of Gov.-elect Scott Walker could prevent rail upgrades and cost ...
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By James Briggs If Gov.-elect Scott Walker wants to radically redraw plans to convert a Madison power plant, the contractor behind the project would sure like to know what the changes entail. The Boldt Co., Appleton, is waiting for clarification ...
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By Frederic J. Frommer AP Writer Washington — A lobbying coalition is campaigning to require more electricity be produced by renewable energy sources such as wind, solar and geothermal. But the effort hasn’t gained traction in the Senate this year, ...Read More »
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A nationwide bus tour urging the U.S. Senate to take up on clean energy legislation is set to stop in Wisconsin. The BlueGreen Alliance, a partnership involving labor unions and environmental organizations, began its 17-state ...Read More »
By Joe Yovino Two environmental groups Wednesday sued the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources over an air permit for Milwaukee’s Valley Power Plant in the Menomonee Valley. The Sierra Club, on behalf of its Madison-based John Muir Chapter, and Clean ...Read More »