A poster outside a room at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, where the Oneida Tribe of Indians' General Tribal Council met Sunday to consider a waste-to-energy plant on tribal land.
Members of the Oneida Tribe of Indians voted Sunday to block an attempt by an Oneida-owned company to build a waste-to-energy plant on tribal land in Outagamie County.
Opponents of the proposed plant, which would have processed plastic waste products, hailed the vote as a win for the environment. They said a plant would have created pollution that would have affected a nearby school and people living around the proposed site, in the town of Oneida just west of the Outagamie-Brown county line.
Supporters "somehow have billed this as a magic incinerator that would have had money coming out," ...