Hydraulic Fracturing Debate Hits Close to Home

By Lucas Vebber Director of Environmental and Energy Policy Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Wisconsin jobs will be decimated if Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton have their way on hydraulic fracturing (sometimes referred to as “fracking”), a process that has helped … Continued

STUDY: WI Workers Hard Hit by EPA Regulations

MADISON – Wisconsin’s Chamber of Commerce, WMC, is calling attention to a new study from the non-partisan Heritage Foundation, which finds that Wisconsin will be one of the five most negatively impacted states by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed … Continued

Wisconsin Must Avoid the Energy Mistakes of Germany

Renewable energy advocates hold up the German experience as an example of successful energy policymaking with some going so far as to call it a model for Wisconsin. Germany’s energy transformation or “Energiewende” calls for a nuclear-free and carbon-reduced economy … Continued

WMC Lauds U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Against EPA

WMC Part of Lawsuit Before the US Supreme Court MADISON – A ruling today by the U.S. Supreme Court reigning in federal EPA greenhouse gas permitting is a victory for Wisconsin businesses and workers, a Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce environmental … Continued

WMC Opposes New EPA Coal Rule

New EPA Rule Will Kill Jobs, Raise Energy Prices MADISON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed a global warming regulation that will significantly increase the cost of electricity for Wisconsin consumers, and kill thousands of jobs, according to … Continued