Stories tagged: "environment"


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Evers Leverages Bipartisan Infrastructure Law To Boost Tourism Jobs, State Economy

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers joined a bipartisan coalition of midwestern governors in announcing a new initiative aimed at boosting tourism that leverages funds made available through the historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by President Joe Biden this year. The ‘Lake Michigan EV Circuit Tour’ will consist of more than 1,000 miles of drivable Lake Michigan...

Bad River Flood Aerial
The People Most Harmed by Climate Change Are Often Ignored. Biden and Evers Are Changing That.

The state and federal governments are each creating an Office of Environmental Justice to give voice to those who don’t have a seat at the table when plans are made that affect their environment.

Image courtesy of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation
New Deal Ensures Conservation of Northwoods and Future of Birkie Ski Race

Telemark Forest Preserve will continue to serve as a race backdrop and provide “low-impact” recreation opportunities while protecting the Namekagon watershed and nearby habitat.

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers
Evers Clean Energy Plan Lowers Costs, Creates Jobs

Evers’ plan is a bold call to action on climate that will reduce energy costs, create good-paying jobs, protect (and improve) the quality of our air and water, provide more resilient solutions for farmers, and ensure our state's conservation heritage is protected for future generations.

Mist covers Wyman Creek, part of a watershed that includes forested wetlands sought after by Meteor Timber for developing fracking infrastructure. (Photo by JT Cestkowski)
‘Enormous Victory’: Environmentalists, Ho-Chunk Win in Court Against Monroe County Fracking Operation

The ruling is the result of a years-long legal battle against the proposed operation that would have destroyed 16 acres of wetlands.

Rep. Lee Snodgrass (D-Appleton) (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Lawmaker Channels Love of Nature Into Bills to Protect Pollinators

Appleton freshman Snodgrass shows how humans helping pollinators is vital for our food supply.

Firefighting foam is a common source of PFAS pollution. (Shutterstock)
Marinette is Letting PFAS Polluters Off the Hook, Alderman Says

Doug Oitzinger argues the city has failed to hold JCI/Tyco, which is responsible for severe PFAS contamination in Marinette, accountable for the pollution.