Chris Hubbuch

Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Wisconsin Utility Offers Cash for Electric Vehicle Drivers Who Join Lyft

Lyft sign lit up Gabby Jones/Bloomberg News

MADISON, Wis. — Madison Gas & Electric is partnering with Lyft to promote the use of electric vehicles.

Chris Hubbuch | Wisconsin State Journal
August 22, 2019
Government, Business, TCA

Wisconsin Frac Sand Producers Seek Relief From Rail Costs, Service Issues

Wisconsin frac sand loaded onto a railcar Sand for hydraulic fracturing is loaded onto a railcar in Maiden Rock, Wis. (Ariana Lindquist/Bloomberg)

In a clash of old and new industries, Wisconsin frac sand producers say their business is threatened by a handful of railroads operating under outdated regulations. Wisconsin produces about a third of the nation’s supply of sand used to extract natural gas and oil through a process known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.”

Chris Hubbuch | Wisconsin State Journal
July 30, 2018