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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Wisconsin's wonderful environment would become much healthier

When campaigning for governor in 2010, Scott Walker promised that he would create 250,000 jobs in his first term. Each act of his administration would serve that goal—including his stewardship of the environment...
Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Rule out all other alternatives, DNR Secretary Frank says

“The ball’s in Waukesha’s court,” said Eric Ebersberger, water use section chief for the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR), of the agency’s decision to stop reviewing Waukesha’s application for Lake Michigan water. Specifically, DNR Secretary Matt Frank wrote in a...
05.21.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
The state has signed off on New Berlin�s request to receive more Lake Michigan water from the Milwaukee Water Works. The eastern portion of New Berlin already gets its water from Lake Michigan because it falls within the Great Lakes basin. The community applied to receive more water for its western areas, which have unacceptably high levels of radium. From the DNR�s announce...
Thursday, May 15, 2008

Power Plant’s Water-Intake Pipe Moves Ahead

Riverkeeper Robert F. Kennedy Jr. called it “a giant fish-killing machine,” but the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) just gave a preliminary OK to We Energies’ plan to build a 1.5-milelong water-intake pipe into Lake Michigan.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Citizen Action complaint could remove him

Just about everyone denounced Burnett County Judge Michael Gableman’s false, race-baiting attack ad against Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler—well, everyone except Gableman. Even Charlie Sykes called foul on it, and the bipartisan Wisconsin Judicial Campaign Integrity Committee declared that it...

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