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Federal order on crude oil transportation impacts the Midwest, including La Crosse, Milwaukee

May 13, 2014

Highly flammable Bakken crude oil tankers are rolling through the Midwest. Citizens are demanding realistic safety plans as more explosions and derailments make headlines.

Judge Supports Permit Denial of Green Bay Incinerator

Jan 11, 2013

A Green Bay area incineration plant that was proposed to convert trash into energy will not be constructed, according to a Brown County Judge. On Wednesday, the City of Green Bay successfully defended itself against a challenge to the Common Council’s action in revoking a conditional use permit for the project that had been obtained on the basis of misrepresentations that the plant would be clean and non-polluting.

Cleaner Valley Coalition calls on We Energies to make plans for change

Jun 28, 2012

The Cleaner Valley Coalition calls on We Energies to commitment to a plan that will transition the Menomonee Valley coal-fired power plant from coal to another more public health and environment-friendly fuel source.

Community Calls on EPA to Enforce Clean Water Act at Valley

Mar 01, 2012

The Cleaner Valley Coalition calls on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take stronger steps to clean up pollution at the Valley coal plant in Wisconsin.