"This became clear last week, when Senate Republicans, with two exceptions, voted to end Gov. Tony Evers’s statewide mask mandate to limit the spread of COVID-19."
The Public Service Commission voted unanimously Thursday to allow We Energies to issue bonds for $100 million of its investment in pollution controls at the Pleasant Prairie plant, which is expected to save ratepayers about $40 million while allowing the utility to recover its investment.
GREEN BAY — Having been born and raised in northeast Wisconsin, I remember warnings not to swim or eat fish from the Fox River and lower bay o…
The Legislature in 2018 created the school safety grant program after a gunman with a semiautomatic rifle killed 17 at a high school in Parkland, Florida.
Farm lobby group says permit fees should not be increased while milk prices are low.
The audit said that only about 35% of required jobs had been created by recipients of 68 tax credit and loan awards through the fiscal year that ended in June 2018.
Now state toxicologists are buried in contaminants that need evaluation for standards that would protect drinking water.
The Democrat's proposals for cleaning up drinking water are included in the DNR spending plan.
If Republicans support Evers' plan it may signal a shift in awareness about pollution after years of environmental deregulation.
Republican Sen. Alberta Darling, co-chairwoman of the budget-writing committee, and Sen. Rob Cowles, chairman of the Senate’s Natural Resources Committee, both told The Associated Press the votes aren’t there to pass the bill exempting Meteor Timber from environmental regulations for its $70 million frac sand processing plan.
MADISON — Two influential Republican senators said Wednesday that a proposal the Assembly passed quickly that would allow a Georgia mining company to destroy wetlands containing rare hardwoods in western Wisconsin is dead.
The Assembly's latest attempt to ensure Meteor Timber can fill a rare wetland was attached to an unrelated bill favored by a leading senator.
Author of bill that would extend hours for wineries backs off after learning about concern related to barn party licenses.
Environmental exemptions that would clear the way for a Georgia company to build a $70 million frac sand processing plant in western Wisconsin that environmentalists oppose hit a snag Wednesday in the state Senate.
A proposed amendment would remove protection near populated areas.
Republicans are embracing a proposal to remove protection from less than 100,000 wetland acres.
Cathy Stepp’s 6.5-year tenure as Department of Natural Resources secretary proved that Wisconsin’s natural resources can’t be entrusted to someone serving at the governor’s whim.
A Legislative Audit Bureau review of the agency found it still can't pinpoint how many jobs it has helped create.
Lead is poisoning our children in Wisconsin, and a single lobbying group is standing in the way of addressing this problem.
WMC wants cities to pay the costs, but backers of the bill say that would mean additional years of children drinking tainted water.
A Legislative proposal would increase grants and financing available for users of tainted wells and owners of failed septic systems.
Republicans adjusted the areas where additional study of groundwater would be conducted for several years in bill that loosens controls.
Gov. Scott Walker used his Twitter account late Wednesday to threaten his Republican legislative colleagues as they were briefed on his plan f…