Environment


Melissa Gavin of Cross Plains talks about how flood waters reached and damaged her house in 2018. Gavin attributes the flooding to climate change. (Photo © Andy Manis)
2018 Flood Pushes Wisconsin Village to Tackle Changing Climate

Stop contributing to the problem, and plan ahead for the impacts that are now our new normal.

Former Vice President Joe Biden has upgraded his plans to fight climate change in Wisconsin and elsewhere.
WI Environmental Advocates Turn to Local Govts. for Action in the Age of Trump

Biden has beefed up his proposals to add green jobs, and help diverse communities benefit from addressing climate change in Wisconsin.

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and wildfires affecting western states, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden’s Plan for the Climate Is Focused on Clean Jobs. Trump Says ‘It Will Start Getting Cooler.’

Both presidential nominees spoke about the environment as wildfires burn throughout the West Coast. Only Biden has released a plan to fight climate change.

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Trump to Dump Rules That Protect You From Methane

Rolling back emissions rules for oil and gas companies is dangerous for the environment and your health.

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.