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May 8, 2023

Infrastructure expansion sparks new clarification bill targeting roadbuilders and utilities

A bill seeking to have WisDOT compensate contractors for transportation project delays has support from both utilities and roadbuilders.

Apr 8, 2019

Presque Isle retired, 2 new UP power plants now operating

The Milwaukee-based WEC Energy Group has shut down its Presque Isle coal-fired power plant in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and is replacing the electric-generation site with two natural gas-fired power plants, the holding company said.

May 14, 2010

Pollution standards could pinch businesses

By Sean Ryan Utilities and businesses are claiming the state is digging too deeply into their wallets to prevent polluted water from entering lakes and streams. The Wisconsin Natural Resources […]

Apr 9, 2010

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 […]

Mar 11, 2010

Methane pipeline project would connect Jones Island, Muskego landfill

By Sean Ryan Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District engineers are trying to line up an alternative methane pipeline route to avoid the trouble of building through a dense urban area. “The […]

Mar 3, 2010

Sauk City stops Highway 12 expansion

By Paul Snyder Sauk City refuses to let the state expand Highway 12 within village borders until someone comes up with more than $1 million to move the sewer, water […]

Feb 15, 2010

Pipe problems plague older communities

By Sean Ryan Franklin can afford to wait as its neighbor to the north scrambles for money to deal with a growing roster of water pipe replacement projects. “We really […]

Nov 2, 2009

News from around Wisconsin (9:08 p.m. 11/2/09)

Wisconsin PSC approves utility’s biomass plan WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A northern Wisconsin utility’s latest plan to replace coal with logging waste and dead trees as its primary fuel to […]

Nov 2, 2009

Wisconsin PSC approves utility’s biomass plan (11:57 a.m. 11/2/09)

ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Public Service Commission has approved a utility’s latest plan to replace coal and use logging residue and dead trees as the primary fuel to […]

Oct 23, 2009

Oconomowoc review stands between Dorner, city job

Sean Ryan [email protected] Dorner Inc.’s low bid for an Oconomowoc utility project is testing the subjectivity of a city safety review that determines if a contractor is qualified. Oconomowoc established […]

Jul 16, 2009

Wisconsin utilities leave home for wind work

Paul Snyder [email protected] Wisconsin utilities have a track record of building, operating and maintaining their own wind farms, leaving independent producers little reason to build in the state. But when […]

Jul 8, 2009

Minnesota wind farm prompts Wisconsin vote

Elizabeth Dunbar and Todd Richmond AP Writers Madison — State regulators plan to vote Thursday on a Wisconsin utility’s plans to build a massive wind farm in southern Minnesota. Wisconsin […]


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