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Jun 30, 2016

Sierra Club loses appeal over permit for Enbridge pipeline (UPDATE)

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the government in a dispute over an oil pipeline that runs through a national forest in Michigan's Oscoda County.

Nov 13, 2014

Activist groups sue over US-Canada border pipeline

Tribal and environmental groups are suing the U.S. State Department for approving a plan by a Canadian pipeline company to increase the flow of crude oil from Alberta into Minnesota.

Nov 15, 2013

Bill aims to boost awards in wind farm lawsuits

Lawmakers who have put up obstacles to lawsuits against businesses are pushing a bill that would let plaintiffs recoup more money in actions against wind farms.

Apr 23, 2013

Utilities settle with EPA over air pollution

Wisconsin utilities have agreed to spend more than $1 billion to clean up aging coal-fired power plants under a settlement with federal regulators announced Monday.

Feb 17, 2011

Lawsuits surround Menasha power plant

A 2004 Menasha plan to upgrade a municipal power plant to satisfy local businesses has backfired to the point that only a deal with bondholders can keep the city from the edge of bankruptcy. The saga began in 2003 when representatives of the paper industry, the bedrock of the city’s industrial base, approached city officials […]

Feb 16, 2011

Menasha enters into consent decree over River Street Power Plant

The city of Menasha has entered into a consent decree with the Sierra Club and several government agencies regarding its operation of the River Street Power Plant. The plant was voluntarily closed in October 2009 because of the air pollution. The federal Environmental Protection Agency and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources joined the Sierra […]


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