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Nuclear power plant measure fizzles

By Paul Snyder Nuclear power plant construction in Wisconsin likely will be just as difficult to accomplish after the legislative session as it was before. “It’s definitely disappointing,” said state Rep. Jim Soletski, D-Green Bay. “I’m not saying we should ...

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Clean Energy Jobs Act unknowns put lawmakers on edge

By Paul Snyder The mystery surrounding changes to the state’s Clean Energy Jobs Act is sowing distrust among lawmakers who fear new policy with no input. “I don’t have a major problem if the changes are based on what was ...

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Homegrown power fuels energy debate (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Lawmakers, unions and utilities agree they want Wisconsin’s renewable energy goals to create more jobs in the state. But the common ground crumbles when the sides consider ways to make sure that happens. Utilities want trust. Lawmakers ...

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Builders wary of automatic code updates

By Paul Snyder A wary construction industry is watching closely as legislators consider automatically updating state building codes to match those set by the federal government. “The fear is what we would have to adopt,” said Brad Boycks, director of ...

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Nuclear plant battle threatens task force bill (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder State lawmakers preparing global warming legislation are feeling the fallout from a clean energy coalition’s opposition to a nuclear power plant bill. State Rep. Jim Soletski, D-Green Bay, is one of four lawmakers developing the global warming ...

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