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09.03.2014 | 57 days ago | Posted at 12:09 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
This morning, a pro-solar energy resolution sponsored by Ald. Tony Zielinski and Common Council President Michael Murphy was sent to the Judiciary and Legislation Committee for a hearing at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15.  The resolution takes aim at We Energies’ proposal to make solar and other renewable energy sources more expensive so that they don’t become a threat to their monopoly. ...
09.02.2014 | 58 days ago | Posted at 02:41 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
 President Barack Obama spoke to an estimated 6,000 enthusiastic union members and their families at Milwaukee’s Laborfest yesterday.But they weren’t only enthusiastic about Obama’s appearance. And they’re not the only ones who support the agenda items he listed in his wide-ranging half-hour speech.You can say what you will about his poll numbers right now, but Obama’s fighting for the ...
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

‘Unprecedented’ attempt to destroy solar industry and penalize clean energy users in Wisconsin

At the very moment solar energy is becoming an affordable, realistic option for homeowners and businesses, the state’s largest utility, We Energies, is attempting to strike a fatal
Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Environmentalists say new technologies and flat-lined goals weaken renewable energy standards

Were the state’s renewable energy goals weakened during the final days of the legislative session? The answer depends on how you view a new bill, signed into law by Gov. Jim Doyle last week, which expands the definition of “renewable energy source” without...
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008

From the Editors of E/THE ENVIRONMENTAL MAGAZINE

Dear EarthTalk: What are the major environmental issues that our next president, be it Barack Obama or John McCain, will have to confront? —Melinda Barnes

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