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Court rules in power plant emissions case

By Paul Snyder An appeals court Thursday confirmed its ruling the state did not set strong enough pollution controls before granting construction permits for the Weston 4 power plant. The District 4 Court of Appeals in May ruled the Wisconsin ...

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Green building bill still draws questions

By Paul Snyder A bill that would mandate green building standards for public projects still faces resistance despite clearing the state Senate and Assembly. The bill‘s sponsor, state Rep. Louis Molepske Jr., D-Stevens Point, said Monday he is discussing the ...

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Wis. board examines limits on phosphorus pollution (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin residents may soon pay more to flush the toilet but enjoy cleaner lakes, rivers and streams under a plan to more strictly regulate phosphorus pollution in state waterways. The ...

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Stillwater Bridge planners swing and miss for stimulus (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder The Stillwater Bridge project, already in the shadow of an environmental lawsuit, missed out on $300 million in stimulus money that would have fueled a construction start this year. Instead, the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation ...

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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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