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Kevin Shafer, executive director of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Sewerage District, describes how the MMSD’s operations increasingly involve “green infrastructure"—wide-ranging, sustainable solutions undertaken to promote better overall wa... Read more

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Although President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican Congress are threatening to slash funding for vital programs—or terminate some altogether—there’s one initiative that may survive thanks to its broad bipartisan support. Read more

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We’ll be clear up front: We believe that the Estabrook Dam should be torn down. That said, we certainly don’t like the plan hatched to tear down the dam and we believe it sets a dangerous precedent for future sales of county-owned land that... Read more

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Close your eyes. Picture an enormous enclosed soccer field. Now imagine the players are rocket powered cars. This is Rocket League.Silly? Most certainly. Stupid? To a degree. But Rocket League’s bombastic rendition of the world’s most popular spor.. Read more

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At the very moment solar energy is becoming an affordable, realistic option for homeowners and businesses, the state’s largest utility, We Energies, is attempting to strike a fatal blow to this emerging industry Read more

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For the public officials who safeguard Milwaukee’s water, Cryptosporidium changed everything.Two decades ago, the parasite passed through Read more

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Preliminary results conducted by a UW-Milwaukee researcher show that “green infrastructure” has boosted property values in Milwaukee.According to researcher Kate Madison Read more

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Rivers don’t respect political boundaries.So why should clean water advocates be divided by those artificial divisions?That was the thought that launched Read more

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Soon after his election in 2004, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett assembled a Green Team to study and recommend improvements... Read more

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  As The Peninsula Players look to open their production of Lombardi just days before the beginning of the NFL season, an entirely different Vince Lombardi looks to come to Whitewater next month. John Pinero's impression of the legendary coach .. Read more

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We’re still feeling the effects of the intense storm of July 22-23, when many neighborhoods and homes were flooded by up to 9 inches of rain in a very short span of time.Since the storm, many myths have circulated about what happened, what ... Read more

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Privatizing Water Would Soak Consumers TheMilwaukee Common Council has backed off the city’s attempt to lease theMilwaukee Water Works to a private corporation as a way to generate revenue forthe cash-strapped but wat,Expresso Read more

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It’s still just a rumor at this point, but it’s one of the most tantalizing of LP3 ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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What’s the best way to ensure that local industriesare not sending a harmful a What’s your take? Write: editor@shepex.com or comment on this story online at www.ex ,News Features Read more

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