Environment

Republicans Kill DNR Rules That Would Have Protected WI Water From ‘Forever Chemicals’

Administrative Rules Committee voted along party lines to remove enforcement sections to appease industry.

4 weeks ago

Evers Announces Plans for PFAS Standards, Support for Veterans Living Near Contaminated Military Sites

Recommendations outline efforts to boost rural economy, enact environmental safeguards. But GOP may be about to weaken rules on “forever…

1 month ago

A New Dirty Energy Pipeline Project Is Being Proposed for Northern Wisconsin

Line would run south of Bad River Tribal Land. New pro-energy group announces its existence to support the project.

1 month ago

Company Kills Wolf River Mine Plans, But Will Continue Exploration ‘Within the Region’

The first exploratory drilling in Wisconsin since 2012 comes up empty for the mining company.

3 months ago

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.

4 months ago

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…

4 months ago

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…

4 months ago

Climate Change Will Collapse the US Economy—These Five Policies Could Stop That From Happening

Economists and financial analysts believe that climate change will likely decimate the US economy. And the only way to stop…

4 months ago