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September 3, 2015
Better communications may mean safer oil trains
Communications is a key in preventing and battling oil train disasters, two U.S. senators learned Wednesday from public safety officials.
September 3, 2015 - 8:52am
August 11, 2015
Calumet scraps idea of shipping oil on Great Lakes
Plans to move oil out of the Twin Ports via Great Lakes freighters that never really took flight have now been formally grounded.
August 11, 2015 - 8:34pm
August 4, 2015
Solar array adds to ECE power portfolio
Drivers on Highway 107 in Braham may have noticed the solar array on the south lawn at East Central Energy’s (ECE) headquarters.
August 4, 2015 - 7:00am
May 11, 2015
Sandpiper project on hold as commission reviews findings
Those anxiously awaiting word on the proposed Sandpiper pipeline across northern North Dakota and Minnesota have a bit of a wait ahead of them -- to the dismay of many who are clamoring for pipelines to ease the overburdened oil train rail system and fears of more fiery crashes.
May 11, 2015 - 5:50pm
April 14, 2015
Wisconsin emergency workers to receive oil spill response training
Wisconsin emergency responders will receive training this summer on crude oil spills as part of a nationwide exercise. The training comes after several oil train derailments in recent months.
April 14, 2015 - 12:34pm
April 7, 2015
Twin Ports see increase in wind turbine shipments
Officials at the Duluth-Superior port say they’re seeing a bump in shipments for wind turbine parts this year.
April 7, 2015 - 2:28pm
October 15, 2014
Walker floats idea of sales tax on gas
Just three weeks before the election, Gov. Scott Walker is floating the idea of creating a new sales tax on gas in order to eliminate the state's fuel tax.
October 15, 2014 - 8:43am
October 6, 2014
Northern Wisconsin’s voice falls silent
It took persistence for Rich Kremer to get an internship with Wisconsin Public Radio reporter Mike Simonson. “He turned me down three times,”...
October 6, 2014 - 5:58pm
October 3, 2014
Utility customers urged to 'Slam the Scam'
Northland utility companies are teaming up to shut down scammers.
October 3, 2014 - 7:00am
October 2, 2014
London’s famous red phone box goes green
Some of London's famous red telephone boxes are going green, transformed into free, solar-powered mobile chargers to provide a carbon-neutral source of energy in the city.
October 2, 2014 - 11:33am
September 9, 2014
Propane suppliers, dealers take measures to avoid shortages this winter
Propane suppliers and local dealers in northwestern Wisconsin are taking extra steps to avoid another heating crisis such as the one that happened last year.
September 9, 2014 - 8:46am
August 21, 2014
Bill to help first responders in Bakken oil incidents stalls in Congress
An emergency preparedness bill that would investigate the best way for local first responders to react to a railroad crude oil spill is on hold in Congress.
August 21, 2014 - 9:35am
August 18, 2014
Shaken by polar vortex, U.S. braces for propane supply glitches
The millions of Americans that use propane to heat their homes, dry crops or keep livestock warm expect another tough winter this year as a fragmented supply network of pipelines, trains and trucks struggles to keep pace with spiking demand.
August 18, 2014 - 9:14am
August 8, 2014
Sandpiper pipeline to get hearing in Superior as DNR seeks concerns
The last section of one of the highest capacity pipelines from the North Dakota Bakken oil fields will get a hearing in Superior later this month, but an environmental group is crying foul because it says it’s combining two pipeline projects.
August 8, 2014 - 3:34pm
August 7, 2014
N.D. oil regulators, execs complain Bakken crude unfairly singled out
Industrial Commission to set hearing on ways to reduce oil’s volatility.
August 7, 2014 - 9:18am