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Opinion: A Little Toxic Around The Coal Plant

"Clean coal" is a phrase we hear again and again. It's often employed by those in the fossil fuel industry to allay fears that their business...
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Editorial: Better leadership needed around We Energies issues

We Energies has bought 30 homes and will likely buy more properties for its expansion of a buffer zone around the Oak Creek Power...
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Video: A look at the homes disappearing around We Energies

The landscape continues to change around the We Energies Oak Creek Power Plant. The utility knocked down two more homes this week and two more are...
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We Energies to tear down more homes

"Apparently, demolishing people's homes is all part of the business of running a coal-fired power plant," Tom Rutkowski, member of the Clean Power Coalition-Southeast Wisconsin.
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Clean Power Plan Nixed, We Energies Responds

The Clean Power Plan, former President Barack Obama's plan to reduce carbon emissions, will be scrapped by Tuesday, according to a story by Reuters. EPA...
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Power restored to We Energies Customers

UPDATE: We Energies crews found a broken piece of equipment and have repaired it. Power was restored at about 4 p.m. ORIGINAL STORY: About 500 We...
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DHS Omits Key Details In Letter To We Energies Neighbors

For years, residents who live near the We Energies Oak Creek Power Plant have looked at the coal-based facility as the source of their...
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Letter To The Editor: The Cost Of Coal

Drive along Highway 32 and you catch only a brief glimpse of We Energies’ massive Oak Creek power plant, one of the last big...
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We Energies To Reduce Carbon Emissions, No Specifics On Oak Creek

We Energies plans to continue reducing carbon emissions system-wide even though President Donald Trump called for the undoing of several Obama-era climate change regulations. U.S....
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Editorial: We Energies Coal Issue A Community Communication Problem

Let me start this editorial by saying that I'm not a scientist and I certainly don't pretend to be one. I'm a journalist who...
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We Energies Buys First Home From Mediation Group For $350,000

Click on the pins to see more information. Caledonia -- We Energies has purchased the first home from a member of the mediation group that...
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196 Acres Disappears Off Property Tax Roll

Editor's Note: Click on the map to see details about the transactions. The buffer zone around the We Energies Oak Creek Power Plant has grown...
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BREAKING: 2,640 We Energies Customers Without Power

A thunderstorm wreaked havoc for a number of area residents as strong winds caused a number of power outages in the Racine area starting...

We Energies Pays $1.25 Million For Land Near Coal Plant

Wisconsin Electric Power Co., the company that owns We Energies, has purchased land south of the Oak Creek Power Plant for $1.25 million, according...

Coal Dust Found In 19 Of 26 We Energies Neighbors’ Homes

After learning that 19 out of 26 homes tested positive for the presence of coal-like particles, We Energies officials maintain that the We Energies Oak Creek Power Plant operation...

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