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Image 1 - Following A Watershed's Winding Path To Sustainability
2012-03-11 07:17:32

National Science Foundation "Water, Sustainability and Climate" award fosters new view of urban rivers, lakes Cherokee Marsh, it's called, this sunken enclave surrounded by cattails and bulrushes.  The marsh is a mere dot on a map of the state of Wisconsin, but its importance reaches far beyond the wetland's edge. The Yahara River flows through Cherokee Marsh, swirling through coontail, sago pondweed, glade mallow and other plant species along the Yahara watershed as it goes. ...

2011-06-10 00:00:30

URT will collect and recycle old household electronics at no cost on June 18, 2011 from 10am-2pm at Janesville Mall (Janesville, WI), East Towne Mall (Madison, WI) and West Towne Mall (Madison, WI), and June 25, 2011 from 10am-2pm at its Janesville processing facility, 2535 Beloit Ave., Janesville, WI. Janesville, WI (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 Universal Recycling Technologies (URT) is celebrating its recent successes and ongoing commitment to responsible recycling with a series of free community...

2009-12-22 14:37:00

MADISON, Wis., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, three of Alliant Energy Corporation's (NYSE: LNT) top tier subsidiaries accelerated their planned 2010 contributions to pension and retirement plans. Wisconsin Power and Light Company, Interstate Power and Light Company and Alliant Energy Corporate Services, Inc. contributed $30 million, $35 million and $10 million, respectively. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020405/LNTLOGO) Alliant Energy is an energy-services...

2009-08-18 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Aug.18 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Wisconsin fell 5% over the past twelve months according to the 2010 Wisconsin Manufacturers Register(R), an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Wisconsin lost 31,296 industrial jobs and 413 manufacturers between June 2008 and June 2009, the sharpest decline MNI has ever reported in the twenty-five years it has been tracking the state's industry. (Logo:...

2009-06-01 15:17:00

Purchase will replace output previously obtained from purchased power agreement with RockGen Facility MADISON, Wis., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL), a subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT), closed on the purchase of the Neenah Energy Facility, an existing 300 megawatt, simple cycle, natural gas-fired electric generating facility located in the Town of Neenah, Wisconsin. This purchase will replace the output previously obtained through...

2009-02-13 07:03:00

BELOIT, Wis., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC) (the "Company") today announced that holders of the Company's 2.75% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2024 (the "Notes") may request the Company to repurchase their Notes pursuant to the terms of the indenture governing the Notes. Effective March 15, 2009, the Company will repurchase each $1,000 principal amount of such Notes that holders have elected to have repurchased and that are validly...

2008-10-17 18:00:21

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A decision on the future of the Nelson Dewey Generating Station is just weeks away. The final phase of the regulatory process kicked off today, as Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL), a subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation , filed its initial brief in the case. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020405/LNTLOGO) The brief highlights that no generating facility in Wisconsin history has ever provided the varied benefits...

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