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Assembly Bill 899

Relating To: requiring that local regulation of a wind energy system be consistent with Public Service Commission rules and granting rule-making authority.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Citizens Utility Board Notified Date 3/3/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/3/2008

Coalition For Wisconsin Environmental Stewardship Notified Date 3/4/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/4/2008

Customers First! Coalition Notified Date 2/29/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/29/2008

Dairyland Power Cooperative Notified Date 2/29/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/29/2008

Invenergy Wind LLC Notified Date 3/11/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/11/2008

Local Union 2150 IBEW Notified Date 2/29/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/14/2008

Comments
Other IBEW 2150 is monitoring changes in the bill for next session that will overcome objections voiced in last 2007-08 session
For
Report Date
2/29/2008

Comments
Local government should have a clear and consistent process to utilize when considering the siting and permitting of wind projects.
Madison Audubon Society Inc Notified Date 3/6/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/6/2008

Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 2/29/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/29/2008

Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/6/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/6/2008

Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy Notified Date 3/3/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/3/2008

Comments
Relating to requiring that local regulation of a wind energy system be consistent with PSC rules.
RENEW Wisconsin Notified Date 2/29/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/29/2008

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 3/7/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2008

Comments
Support fair, statewide standards for development of clean, renewable wind energy in our state. PSC rule-making will be science based and includes key issues, e.g. setbacks, noise, interference with radio and other signals, and decommissioning.
Union of Concerned Scientists Notified Date 2/29/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/29/2008

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 3/6/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/6/2008

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 3/3/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/3/2008

Wisconsin Energy Corporation Notified Date 3/13/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/13/2008

Wisconsin Environment, Inc. Notified Date 3/4/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/4/2008

Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives Notified Date 3/4/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/4/2008

Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc Notified Date 3/1/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/1/2008

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 3/4/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/4/2008

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 2/29/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/29/2008

Wisconsin Public Power Inc Notified Date 2/29/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/29/2008

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 3/3/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/3/2008

Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc Notified Date 2/29/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/29/2008

Wisconsins Environmental Decade Inc Notified Date 3/4/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/4/2008

Lobbying Efforts

  2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
318.00
2008
July - December
34.00
Total 352.00
Coalition For Wisconsin Environmental Stewardship 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
26.00
2008
July - December
Total 26.00
Customers First! Coalition 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
7.00
2008
July - December
10.00
Total 17.00
Dairyland Power Cooperative 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
7.00
2008
July - December
Total 7.00
Local Union 2150 IBEW 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
10.00
2008
July - December
10.00
Total 20.00
Madison Audubon Society Inc 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
8.00
2008
July - December
Total 8.00
Madison Gas & Electric Company 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
9.00
2008
July - December
Total 9.00
Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2.00
2008
July - December
Total 2.00
RENEW Wisconsin 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
141.00
2008
July - December
Total 141.00
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
9.00
2008
July - December
Total 9.00
Union of Concerned Scientists 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
5.00
2008
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Environment, Inc. 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
5.00
2008
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
10.00
2008
July - December
2.00
Total 12.00
Wisconsin Public Power Inc 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
14.00
2008
July - December
Total 14.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
64.00
2008
July - December
Total 64.00
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
1.00
2008
July - December
12.00
Total 13.00