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High Winds Create A Mess For Racine County Residents

Thousands of Racine County residents woke up to not having power, downed trees and a mess Thursday morning after high winds whipped through the area. Over 2,700 We Energies customers in Racine County were without power after a storm ripped through the area Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. Throughout the region, over 17,000 We Energies […]

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We Energies Pays $1.25 Million For Land Near Coal Plant

Wisconsin Electric Power Co., the company that owns We Energies, has purchased land south of the Oak Creek Power Plant for $1.25 million, according to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. Over the years, the utility has purchased 28 properties in Caledonia near the Oak Creek power plant, 4801 E. Elm Rd, Oak Creek. The parcel was […]

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Coal Dust Found In 19 Of 26 We Energies Neighbors’ Homes

After learning that 19 out of 26 homes tested positive for the presence of coal-like particles, We Energies officials maintain that the We Energies Oak Creek Power Plant operation is not causing area neighbors to get sick. Despite what We Energies is saying about the test results publicly, lawyers representing the neighbors and We Energies are now scheduling times for a mediation […]

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Coal Found Inside Homes Near We Energies Plant

Some homes near the We Energies Oak Creek Power Plant have tested positive for the presence of coal-like particles inside their homes, which is at the center of neighbors’ claiming the power plant is making them sick. While the homes tested positive for the presence of coal-like particles, the amount found and the sizes of […]

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Neighbors Negotiating With We Energies Over Health Concerns

People are getting sick around the We Energies Power Plant in Oak Creek and the power plant has just learned about the health concerns. But yet they are purchasing properties of those afflicted – and requiring confidentiality agreements as part of the sale. Neighbors have taken years to connect the dots: but as the power plant has […]