With utilities seeking to spend billions of dollars building wind, solar and battery storage systems to replace coal-fired power plants, commissions agreed they need a better understanding of the cost and ramifications.
Converted from compounds found in hemp, delta-8 THC — a chemical cousin to the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana — is booming but also concerns about lack of regulation.
The Norwegian women's beach handball team was fined after players opted to wear shorts instead of bikini bottoms during a European championship game.
Wednesday’s vote by the Natural Resources Board will allow the DNR to begin writing regulations to limit the amount of certain fluorinated compounds allowed in ground and drinking water.
One proposed rule relates to groundwater, the other to public drinking water systems. Both would set numeric enforcement standards for 16 fluorinated “forever chemicals."
Kaul, a Democrat, and 18 attorneys general submitted comments Monday asking the agency to regulate PFAS as a class.
At issue is a 2011 law that says state agencies can’t take any actions that aren’t explicitly authorized by the Legislature.
President Joe Biden announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing gun violence across the nation that he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment."
Photovoltaic solar panels were little more than a novelty in 2004 when the current code was written to address issues like engineering, reliability and safety and to establish methods for determining the cost to connect to the grid.
An attorney for more than 30 Buffalo area restaurants filed a legal action Thursday asking for a relaxation of state Covid-19 safety precautions.
A plaintiff in a case about state motor regulations petitioned for the state Supreme Court to review it after losing in the Court of Appeals.
PATRICIA McCLOSKEY on Democrats: "They want to abolish the suburbs altogether by ending single-family home zoning. This forced rezoning would bring crime, lawlessness and low-quality apartments into thriving suburban neighborhoods. President Trump smartly ended this government overreach, but Joe Biden wants to bring it back." — Monday.
Uncertainty is high for students following sweeping changes to sexual discrimination protections under Trump administration that will take effect August 14.
Former Republican lawmaker and utility regulator Mike Huebsch has been tapped to lead the Wisconsin Water Alliance, which has fought against water regulation.
The FDA has been working on more stringent guidelines on sunscreen testing and safety for decades. In 2019 the agency proposed what was to be a set of final rules that placed safety testing requirements on manufacturers, a stipulation that had not been in place before.
A Chicago Public Health poster outlines flu regulations during the pandemic. origins.osu.edu
The Natural Resources Board voted unanimously Wednesday to authorize the DNR to establish a state coal ash permit program with approval of the Environmental Protection Agency.
The Assembly has approved a $10 million package of mostly bipartisan bills aimed at addressing statewide concerns of water quality.
The bill follows criticism by agricultural groups that previous DATCP committees failed to include direct input from farmers.
The two sides are starting out with firm positions that appear to set them on a collision course.
He was one of two GOP appointees on the three-member commission, which oversees the state’s electric, gas, water and telecom industries.
The bill would direct $900,000 a year from ratepayers of Wisconsin’s investor-owned utilities to the Citizens Utility Board, an independent nonprofit organization representing residential and small business utility customers.