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Port panel OKs Pieces of Eight plan (UPDATE)

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 ...

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Dairy expansion defies critics (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder The owners of the Rosendale Dairy are so confident they will receive the final state permit for an estimated $35 million expansion, they already started the second phase of construction. The concentrated animal feeding operation permit from ...

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Runoff rule puts pressure on builders (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan A new federal runoff rule guarantees that contractors and developers will add a position to many construction sites in Wisconsin: water quality tester. “The one kind of negative thing, from our perspective, is that because there is ...

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City faces local preference criticism (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan A Milwaukee alderman is defending the city’s preference for local bidders against criticism from Milwaukee 7, a group formed to promote regional cooperation. “It seems any type of legislation or a policy objective that benefits the city ...

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Building groups back DNR ties to governor (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder The debate over state Department of Natural Resources leadership appointments boils down to one issue for construction industry associations: Whoever controls project permitting must be accountable to the governor. “The problem is there’s a lot of gray ...

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Ethanol producer settles with DNR

By Sean Ryan [email protected] Utica Energy LLC’s decision to settle wastewater charges is the latest example of a growing problem between ethanol producers and Wisconsin regulators. Utica Energy, which operates an ethanol plant in the town of Utica, will pay ...

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