An investor who's trying to develop an iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin also owns a coal mine in Illinois that's accused of doing too little to resolve long-standing water pollution problems.Read More »
By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Republican legislators are using their new majorities to rush through aggressive reversals of environmental safeguards their predecessors championed as a continuation of the state’s outdoors heritage. ...
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Lunda Construction Co. of Black River Falls Friday agreed to pay $100,000 in forfeitures because of water pollution violations stemming from a 2008 construction incident. The Wisconsin Department of Justice brought six charges against Lunda relating to the company’s work ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan A Marshfield-based sand mining company will pay $12,000 in penalties to the state to settle a lawsuit. The Wisconsin Department of Justice on Dec. 17 sued Don Nikolai Construction & Supply Inc. and its owner, Donald Nikolai, ...Read More »