Environment


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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. The state Assembly meets in the west wing of the Capitol. (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

The Fox River is reflected in the "River Monolith" sculpture along Green Bay's riverfront. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
How Green Bay Is Going Green

City launching efforts to fight climate change as federal and state efforts falter or go backwards

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Bill Would Ease Factory Farm Oversight

Breaking: Already getting public hearing Thursday morning

Lake Michigan is seen from Oak Creek's Bender Park. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Midwest Senators Push for Renewal of Great Lakes Cleanup Package

Sen. Baldwin is a co-sponsor of the measure that passed the House this week

Charlene Warner, who lives south of Eau Claire, holds a water testing kit she urges residents to use to sample their well water for contaminants. The kits are available at county health departments across Wisconsin. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Wisconsin’s Water Woes Are Overwhelming

Citizen lobbyists seek solutions on a variety of crises

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Secretary Preston Cole discusses chronic wasting disease and management of the state’s deer herd at the Rock Creek Town Hall in Eau Claire County, Jan. 22, 2020 (Contributed photo)
What’s Holding Up CWD Solutions in WI Deer Herd

DNR chief gets an earful about the need to rise above short-term interests