EPA

Environment
1:20 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

EPA Aims to Lower Coal Plant Carbon Emissions

Coal conveyed along Milwaukee's inner harbor. The proposed EPA rule would drive down emissions from coal-fired power plants.
Credit S Bence

Greenhouse gas emitted from coal-burning plants come under fire in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan

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Environment
10:00 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Local Bishop Among Faith Leaders Supporting EPA Carbon Rule

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Jeff Barrow heads the Great Milwaukee  Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He added his signature to a letter urging President Obama and the EPA to take action.

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Environment
6:00 am
Tue June 3, 2014

EPA Rule Targets Coal-Burning Power Plants

Valley Power Plant
Credit S Bence

Wisconsin will have to cut back it's carbon dioxide emissions by more than 30 percent by 2030, according to the proposed Clean Power Plan released Monday.

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Environment
11:15 am
Thu May 30, 2013

How Much Weight Can Public Carry in Promoting Great Lakes' Health?

Restoration initiative designed to leave healthier Great Lakes for next generation.

The condition of the Great Lakes will receive its fair share of attention over the next few days.

Tonight in Milwaukee, the EPA is asking for public input on the future of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – or GLRI.

Over the last four years, the federally funded program has funneled more than  $1 billion into projects such as cleaning up polluted estuaries and combating invasive species.

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