The Trump administration and GOP control of the Legislature have hampered funding of initiatives to reduce pollution.
Buses spew diesel fumes, but more communities are moving away from fossil fuels in their transit options. Smaller cities help lead the charge in Wisconsin.
The governor's climate change task force pointed to the historically detrimental effects of urban freeways and ports on communities of color in a 2020 report. But his administration is pressing ahead anyway.
“We really need some legislators to step up and champion this issue,” says one environmental advocate.
Administrative Rules Committee voted along party lines to remove enforcement sections to appease industry.
Recommendations outline efforts to boost rural economy, enact environmental safeguards. But GOP may be about to weaken rules on “forever chemicals.”
Line would run south of Bad River Tribal Land. New pro-energy group announces its existence to support the project.
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