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Senate Bill 50

Relating To: Relating to: wind energy system rules.
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Alliant Energy Notified Date 4/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/13/2012

Other
Report Date
4/28/2011

American Lung Association in Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 3/10/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/10/2012

American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Notified Date 2/24/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2012

Brown County Citizens for Responsible Wind Energy, Inc. Notified Date 5/7/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/7/2011

Clean Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 5/7/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/7/2011

Coalition For Wisconsin Environmental Stewardship Notified Date 4/4/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/4/2011

Cooperative Network Association Notified Date 5/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/14/2011

Customers First! Coalition Notified Date 3/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/6/2012

Element Power US, LLC Notified Date 3/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/6/2012

Emerging Energies of Wisconsin, LLC Notified Date 1/17/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/17/2012

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Electrician Local Unions Notified Date 3/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/6/2012

Comments
We have lost many wind tower jobs this past year on 4 projects. This bill will ensure we lose many more.
Invenergy LLC Notified Date 4/6/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/6/2012

None
Report Date
4/6/2011

M.A. Mortenson Company Notified Date 3/12/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/12/2012

Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 3/9/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/9/2012

Midwest Food Processors Association Inc Notified Date 4/5/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/5/2011

NextEra Energy Resources Notified Date 4/6/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/5/2012

None
Report Date
4/6/2011

RENEW Wisconsin Notified Date 4/26/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 7/19/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/19/2011

United Transportation Union Notified Date 3/7/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/7/2012

Vestas - American Wind Technology Inc. Notified Date 3/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/6/2012

Wind on the Wires Notified Date 4/19/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/19/2011

Wisconsin Energy Corporation Notified Date 3/7/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/7/2012

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Notified Date 5/12/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/12/2011

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 3/16/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/16/2012

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 5/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/24/2011

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 3/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/6/2012

Comments
WTA supports revisting PSC 128 draft to establish setbacks from property lines not residences and establishing low frequency standards to protect neighbors.

Lobbying Efforts

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2011
January - June
145.00
2011
July - December
15.00
2012
January - June
592.00
2012
July - December
57.00
Total 809.00
Alliant Energy 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
18.00
2012
July - December
Total 18.00
American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
30.00
2012
July - December
Total 30.00
Brown County Citizens for Responsible Wind Energy, Inc. 2011
January - June
13.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
49.00
2012
July - December
Total 62.00
Clean Wisconsin Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
38.00
2012
July - December
Total 38.00
Coalition For Wisconsin Environmental Stewardship 2011
January - June
13.00
2011
July - December
5.00
2012
January - June
35.00
2012
July - December
Total 53.00
Customers First! Coalition 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2.00
2012
July - December
Total 2.00
Element Power US, LLC 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
28.00
2012
July - December
Total 28.00
Emerging Energies of Wisconsin, LLC 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
90.00
2012
July - December
Total 90.00
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Electrician Local Unions 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
39.00
Total 39.00
Invenergy LLC 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
41.00
2012
July - December
Total 41.00
Madison Gas & Electric Company 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
4.00
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
Midwest Food Processors Association Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
20.00
2012
July - December
Total 20.00
NextEra Energy Resources 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
72.00
2012
July - December
Total 72.00
RENEW Wisconsin 2011
January - June
51.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
62.00
2012
July - December
Total 113.00
Vestas - American Wind Technology Inc. 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
41.00
2012
July - December
Total 41.00
Wind on the Wires 2011
January - June
68.00
2011
July - December
10.00
2012
January - June
32.00
2012
July - December
Total 110.00
Wisconsin Energy Corporation 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
16.00
2012
July - December
18.00
Total 34.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
14.00
2012
July - December
Total 14.00