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Nov 28, 2022

Madison flood protection project featured in bipartisan infrastructure project map

A stormwater project in Madison was featured in the American Society of Civil Engineers' interactive map of projects benefitting from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Dec 5, 2013

Mine company submits storm water permit

A company looking to dig a huge iron mine near Lake Superior has submitted a storm water permit application to state regulators.

Aug 15, 2013

Brown Deer fights appeal of road decision

The village of Brown Deer is seeking confirmation from the Wisconsin Court of Appeals that a reconstruction project on five roads is legal.

May 16, 2013

Uniform erosion standards not uniformly welcomed

Dane County is in danger of losing authority that for almost 11 years has let it tailor its erosion-control standards to protect resources such as lakes Mendota and Monona and trout streams.

Jun 26, 2012

Court: Can EPA regulate mud from logging roads?

The timber industry is hoping that the U.S. Supreme Court will maintain business as usual on controlling muddy water running off logging roads into salmon streams.

May 25, 2012

Railroad ordered to pay 49K for storm water, wetland violations

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen on Friday announced Progressive Rail Inc., and its Wisconsin Northern Railroad division, must pay $49,000 in forfeitures, assessments, costs and fees for violating Wisconsin's storm water and wetland protection laws, according to a news release from the Attorney General's office.

May 24, 2012

RMT completes turbine project

Madison-based RMT Inc. has completed final turbine erection and the electrical system at First Wind's 21-MW KWP II Wind project in Maui, according to a news release.

Dec 27, 2011

US cities struggle to control sewer overflows

Twice in recent summers, visitors to parts of Michigan's western coast were greeted by mounds of garbage strewn along miles of sandy beach: plastic bottles, eating utensils, food wrappers, even hypodermic syringes.

Jan 14, 2011

Shorewood overcoming sewer separation anxiety (UPDATE)

By Marie Rohde Sewage and floodwater backed up into nearly half of Shorewood’s homes during a July 22 storm. For many, the same thing happened just eight days earlier. It […]

Jul 28, 2010

2 billion gallons of sewage, flood water dumped in storm’s aftermath

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A report to state environmental officials says more than 2 billion gallons of untreated sewage and storm water were dumped into Lake Michigan and Milwaukee area rivers […]

Apr 22, 2010

Homebuilder settles with EPA on runoff from construction sites

Washington (AP) — One of the nation’s largest homebuilders has agreed to pay $1 million and take steps to prevent runoff from its construction sites under a settlement with the […]

Apr 12, 2010

Dane County planners challenge Verona annexation

By Paul Snyder Verona’s promise to exceed state requirements for storm water retention is not good enough for Dane County planners who want the city to be perfect if it […]


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