By Sean Ryan The detention pond design municipal officials say is the cheapest way to satisfy state requirements would be outlawed under the latest proposed runoff rules. “You just start adding things up higher and higher if you don’t have ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan The city of Cudahy, which owns the former Iceport property, is studying whether to build a railroad spur through the site to attract development. “I’d like to see manufacturing on that site,” said Mayor Ryan McCue. The ...Read More »
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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By Paul Snyder Critics of Wisconsin’s clean energy bill are calling for a sharper focus on specific job creation numbers and a detailed explanation of how much the proposal will cost. “The cost is something we need to know and ...
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By Sean Ryan Planners are going by instinct and best guesses as they try to chart the effect water prices will have on development and population trends in Waukesha. The city has two options: Strike a deal to get its ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A bill in the Wisconsin Legislature has the broad purpose of slowing global warming, but regional planners are fighting the provision they fear will eventually give the state control over local development. Eileen Bruskewitz, a member of ...
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By Paul Snyder Development fights killed one Dane County regional planning group, and the village of Mazomanie is sharpening the blade for another’s execution. “They’ve got to learn to work with us,” Lowell Holcomb, Mazomanie’s village president, said of the ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Before selling water to Waukesha, Milwaukee should force its neighbor to the west to make housing more affordable and transit more available, according to organizations skeptical of the deal. “It can’t be platitudes,” said Peter McAvoy, vice ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Builders nationwide are fighting a proposed California rule requiring reductions in diesel emissions from construction equipment. Industry groups fear California’s rule will set a standard for other states to adopt. But in Wisconsin, regulators are content partnering ...
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By Sean Ryan The plan to open a restaurant on the Milwaukee lakefront site of the former Pieces of Eight is poised to move forward even though it probably violates the Wisconsin Constitution. “We are not going to keep them ...Read More »