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40 state parks ordered closed by Gov. Tony Evers

With few recreational activities left to help Wisconsinites ride out the state’s stay at home order, many are turning to nature. The state’s network...

How a fast-tracked bill got stopped in its tracks Farm group...

A fast-tracked bill that would have given farm groups a virtual veto power over changes to a Wisconsin rule governing large livestock farms has...

Low prices drive Wisconsin recyclers to send more to the landfill...

Much of what Wisconsinites are careful to recycle may actually be ending up in landfills, thanks to the industry’s economy which has, for the...

Water Quality Task Force bills pass with some debate 10 bipartisan...

Water quality wouldn’t seem like a partisan issue, and for the most part it appears the two sides of the Wisconsin’s legislature are approaching...

Livestock bill ‘streamlines’ permitting process Towns association backs measure, critics say...

Legislation that would make a sweeping change to the process for municipalities to weigh in on large livestock operations ran into resistance Thursday as...

Kaul objects to regs that could leave lead in Wisconsin drinking...

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul on Thursday weighed in on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new position on lead line replacements. The EPA's proposed changes...

Big-money lobbyists against regulating PFAS

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and four other special interest groups opposed to bills aimed at regulating so-called “forever chemicals” have spent more than...

Wisconsin PFAS Action Council Developing Action Plan

The Wisconsin PFAS Action Council (WisPAC) is currently developing an action plan to identify priority responses to per-and polyfluroalkyl substances (PFAS) spread in the...

PFAS “compromise bill” moving forward in state

Wisconsin continues to develop a legislative response to the spread of PFAS chemicals across the state, in what is becoming a bipartisan race against...

Which way to turn? The crisis in organic farming has divided advocates...

(Part two in a two-part series.) Mark Kastel, a passionate organic farming watchdog, lays out the crisis that is chipping away at the moral high...
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