Workers at The Corners, a $200 million mixed-use project in Brookfield, Wis., spent the week placing concrete with an eye toward a 2017 completion for the retail space and apartments spread across 19 acres. As many as 400 construction workers are on site each day.
Supervisors in the Wisconsin towns of Sherman and Holland unanimously voted that EEW Services' wind power proposal was incomplete because it fell short of meeting local and state requirements. EEW could resubmit an amended plan or file an appeal with the state Public Service Commission if it believes that the towns overstepped their authority in rejecting the application.
The decommissioning of Dominion Resources' Kewaunee nuclear plant in Wisconsin will take time even though the facility has already been shut down, the company said. The site will be available for redevelopment only after the decommissioning is finalized, Dominion said in response to queries from Kewaunee County economic developers. About seven years will also be needed before the nuclear fuel rods at the plant's cooling pool are transferred to dry containers.
Senators debated immigration reform proposals regarding border security Thursday, with several Republicans advocating for a requirement that border control be established for six months before granting citizenship to undocumented immigrants and Democrats arguing the bill provides significant security measures without delaying citizenship or green card requests.