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We Energies Gas Line Construction Underway In Paris And Brighton Towns

The construction of the 46-mile gas line segment in Kenosha County will cost about $186 million, according to a recent report. The We Energies Lakeshore Lateral gas pipeline project is ongoing, with crews active in Brighton and Paris Towns. The project involves installing new natural gas transmission pipelines from Bluff Creek gate station in Whitewater town […]

Posted inEnvironmentLocal news

WEC Energy Group turns focus to carbon-neutral by 2050 goal

Milwaukee-based WEC Energy Group, the holding company that owns We Energies, aims to be a carbon-neutral future by 2050 for its electric generation fleet. The company reduced its carbon dioxide emissions by 40 percent in 2019 and 2020. Originally, the company forecasted that it would meet that system-wide goal by 2030. Brendan Conway, WEC Energy Group’s […]

Posted inCommunityPublic Notices

Public Notice on WE Energies’ Oak Creek Plant (Effective October 2019)

STATE OF WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES NOTICE OF FINAL DETERMINATION TO REISSUE A WISCONSIN POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM (WPDES) PERMIT No. WI-0000914-08-0 Permittee: Wisconsin Electric Power Co Oak Cr Plnt Elm R, 11060 S. Chicago Road, Oak Creek, WI, 53201 Facility Where Discharge Occurs: Wisconsin Electric Power Co Oak Cr Plnt Elm , 11060 […]

Posted inCommunityLetter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: We Energies–Way Too Little, Much Too Late

Residents of Southeast Wisconsin inhale the most polluted air in the state. The air quality consistently receives an “F” from the  American Lung Association. We Energies, with its two large coal plants in Oak Creek, continues to endanger the health of all who live within 25 miles of the plants. The coal dust particles being […]

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Coal plant neighbors to deliver petition to We Energies

Coal plant neighbors and other members of the Clean Power Coalition of Southeast Wisconsin are bringing in the season with a different kind of caroling this year. They plan to deliver a list of 1,713 petition signatures to the WE Energies’ Milwaukee headquarters. The petitions outline the neighbors long-standing issues around the WE Energies Oak Creek […]

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Bill payment demand scam warning comes from BBB and We Energies

Scammers are taking advantage of the public – including the Hispanic community – by impersonating energy company representatives. Using a service disconnection threat, scammers try to convince the consumer to purchase prepaid debit cards and provide the card information to them. Utility company officials warn you to not be fooled. “(The Better Business Bureau) has […]