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Submitted by Hamilton on Mon, 02/23/2009 - 4:25pm
According to the Wall Street Journal, the EPA is set to rule that carbon dioxide represents a danger to the public and issue regulations curbing the emissions:
Submitted by Hamilton on Tue, 02/17/2009 - 11:51am
The Joint Committee on Finance is currently discussing Governor Jim Doyle's "stimulus" or pre-budget bill (Senate Bill 62). The Joint Finance Committee is likely going to pass the bill today (Tuesday). Both the Assembly and the Senate are expected to take up the bill on Wednesday and send it to the Governor for his signature. Governor Doyle will then submit his 2009-11 budget proposal tonight at 7:00 p.m. when he addresses the Legislature.
Submitted by Hamilton on Fri, 02/13/2009 - 3:42pm
A New York-based energy company, Indeck Corinth, has sued the Governor of New York and the state's Environmental Protection Agency over their decision to enter into a regional cap-and-trade program with nine other Northeastern states without obtaining the Legislature's approval. The states that have entered into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) are required to cap greenhouse gas emission from their power sector and reduce emissions 10 percent by 2018.
Submitted by Hamilton on Tue, 02/10/2009 - 9:21am
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has an in-depth article today discussing a proposed $10 billion transmission line that would bring wind power to Wisconsin. According to the article:
At 765,000 volts, the lines would carry two to six times as much power as the largest power lines operating in Wisconsin today. Wisconsin's highest-voltage lines are 345,000 volts, and transmission utility American Transmission Co.
Submitted by Hamilton on Mon, 02/09/2009 - 5:12pm