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Dairyland to Petrostate: Wisconsin Oil-By-Rail Routes Published for First Time

Steve Horn | Posted 09.07.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

DeSmogBlog is publishing the first documents ever obtained from the Wisconsin government revealing routes for oil-by-rail trains in the state carrying oil obtained via hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") in the Bakken Shale basin.

Democrats Gain Control Of State Senate In Wisconsin

Patch | Janine Anderson | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. John Lehman was the only Democrat on the recall ballots to declare victory.  At 12:53 a.m., he dedicated his victory to all the hard w...