Election rundown with Ballotpedia, Coal plants continue in Wisconsin

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Steam is emitted from smoke stacks at a coal-fired power plant Nov. 17, 2021, in Craig, Colorado. Rick Bowmer/AP Photo

First we hear from the CEO of the nationwide digital archive of election data, Ballotpedia. Then, a reporter unpacks the decision to delay closing three coal-fired plants in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • Covering elections in America

    There are hundreds of thousands local elections throughout the country this year. Ballotpedia – a digital archive of election data based in Wisconsin – makes an effort to cover it all. We talk to the organization’s founder and CEO about the A to Zs of American politics.

  • Wisconsin utilities delay coal plant closures

    Three of Wisconsin’s major coal-fired plants will not be shutting down as soon as expected. A reporter shares insight on the fossil fuel industry in Wisconsin and explains what delays mean for renewable energy projects.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Leslie Graves Guest
  • Chris Hubbuch Guest