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Public Comments Open for Tyco Plant 'Forever Chemical' Spill
Public Comments Open for Tyco Plant ‘Forever Chemical’ Spill

Public comment period open through Sept. 24 on proposal to reissue wastewater permit, reducing discharge of arsenic, forever chemicals into Menominee River.

It Could Be A Decade Before Mining Returns To The Northwoods. Residents Are Still Worried.
It Could Be A Decade Before Mining Returns To The Northwoods. Residents Are Still Worried.

As exploratory drilling wraps up in Oneida County, it could be a decade before a mine comes to fruition, if at all.

Corporation Plans to Bring Back Sulfide Mining to Northwoods — Whether It's Safe or Not
Corporation Plans to Bring Back Sulfide Mining to Northwoods — Whether It’s Safe or Not

Test drilling nearly complete along Fox River in Oneida County.

Dirty wipes and debris surround the inner workings of the Warren Water Recovery Facility. Photo courtesy of Bryan Clor
Photos: A Gross Look at Why Americans Need to Stop Flushing Disposable Wipes

In Macomb County, Michigan, people flushing disposable wipes is wreaking havoc on the Red Run Drain. Experts say coronavirus germs could linger on these wipes washing up into residents’ backyards.

Three Wisconsin counties declared federal disaster areas
Evers Secures FEMA Emergency Declaration For Damaging Storms

Only applies to local governments to fix January storm damage in Milwaukee, Racine, and Kenosha counties

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Speedy Deal for Big Farms Criticized

Senate GOP pauses bill as concerns mount about impact, loss of control

The west entrance to the state Capitol building in Madison. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
Clean Water Bills Flow Smoothly Through Assembly

$10 million seen as a down payment to tackle a long list of problem areas