What a shocker:
The company that basically wrote the awful, environment-killing Assembly mining bill that died last year in the GOP-controlled Senate still thinks it's the basis for a new bill next year that will allow it return to Wisconsin.
Stick it to Northern Wisconsin.
All is forgiven.
Posted by James Rowen at 9:12 PM
The court has ruled that DNR staff, when they review projects that could impact Wisconsin lakes and rivers, must consider the cumulative impacts of individual projects in their decisions. "A little fill here and there may seem to be nothing to become excited about. But one fill, though comparatively inconsequential, may lead to another, and another, and before long a great body may be eaten away until it may no longer exist. Our navigable waters are a precious natural heritage, once gone, they disappear forever," wrote the Wisconsin State Supreme Court justices in their opinion resolving Hixon v. PSC.