Lawnstarter used data to rank the country's 200 biggest cities from cleanest (#152) to dirtiest (#1). Criteria included: air quality index, percentage of smokers, population density, unsheltered homeless rate, number of junk yards, number of recycling collectors, and consumer satisfaction.
Love it or hate it, snowstorms are an unavoidable part of Wisconsin life. Longtime residents know massive blizzards and heavy snow aren’t confined to the winter months; flakes routinely fly as early as October, and as late as May.
While no county is immune to the impacts of climate change, some are certainly more "climate-safe" than others. And in the Midwest, a region well-versed in weather extremes, Wisconsin is a notable bright spot.