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EPA again proposes power plant carbon rules

by Robert Zullo, Wisconsin ExaminerMay 15, 2023 The Obama administration’s 2015 Clean Power Plan — intended to cut carbon emissions from power plants — was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court.  The Trump administration’s much-criticized replacement, the Affordable Clean Energy rule, derided as a “tortured series of misreadings” of the U.S. Clean Air Act, […]

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Stepp Leaves DNR For EPA Appointment

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp is taking a new job with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Governor Scott Walker released a statement Tuesday morning. Stepp, who used to live in Yorkville, took the job with the DNR in 2011. She was appointed to be the deputy administrator for Region 7 for the EPA, […]

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Racine Awarded $1.5 Million for Brownfield Cleanup, Development

Unemployed and underemployed young people looking for new paths will get training in a variety of fields associated with brownfield cleanup and redevelopment thanks to over $1 million in grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The City of Racine was granted $900,000 in Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training grants so 100 young adults […]

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