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National environmental groups urge Kaul to remove Republican Natural Resources Board...

Two national groups, the Humane Society of the United States and Center for Biological Diversity, wrote a letter to Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul...

Democrats unite around ‘climate corps’ that could employ youth Baldwin and...

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer pledged on Tuesday to include a Civilian Climate Corps in a $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill later this year,...

U.S. House passes PFAS bill regulating ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water...

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House Wednesday passed bipartisan legislation that would regulate toxic chemicals found in drinking water, as well as designate two types of those...

As Congress tries to regulate ‘forever chemicals,’ local water systems push...

WASHINGTON—Local water utilities worried about getting hit with lawsuits and high cleanup costs are stepping up their lobbying of Congress as lawmakers move to...

Enviros and Menominee tribe fight to keep Back Forty Mine at...

For years, Indigenous and environmental groups have been standing up against Calgary-based Enbridge’s Line 5 oil pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac, arguing a...

Waste not? Some states are sending less food to landfills

Prominent Northeastern grocery store chain Hannaford Supermarkets made headlines recently by declaring that for an entire year it had not sent any spoiled or...

Sharp-tailed grouse hunting season will remain closed

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that the fall 2021 sharp-tailed grouse hunting season will remain closed. Spring surveys have shown concerns...

U.S. House moves to expand PFAS regulation, state bill moves backward...

WASHINGTON—Members of Congress and Biden administration officials at a conference on Wednesday outlined how they’re attempting to regulate toxic chemicals found in drinking water—including...

Climate action is a matter of faith We must look out...

Low-wealth communities and communities of color are most vulnerable to pollution and the impacts of climate change, suffering from skewed rates of asthma and...

Rare green violet re-discovered in Wisconsin

A conservation biologist with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) located what the department is calling “the holy grail” of rare plants in Wisconsin....
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