Environment

Wolf study raises questions about what’s going on in Wisconsin’s woods...

After contributing to an independent study to assess how many wolves were killed during the February wolf hunt, Professor Adrian Treves expected some criticism....

A big win for clean water in Wisconsin

Last week, the people of Wisconsin achieved an important victory in the fight for clean water and a healthy environment. The Wisconsin Supreme Court...

In win for environmental groups, Supreme Court says DNR can limit...

In two decisions that could have far reaching effects on state agencies, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Department of Natural...

U.S. House panel approves legislation to clean up toxic ‘forever chemicals’

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee has approved major bipartisan legislation that aims to reduce Americans’ exposure to toxic chemicals in air, water...

Legies proclaim Pollinator Protection Package policy is the bees’ knees 

With a lot of alliteration, Rep. Lee Snodgrass (D-Appleton) and Sen. Melissa Agard (D-Madison) introduced the Pollinator Protection Package to preserve and protect the...

We don’t need another oil pipeline The fight over a northern...

A decades-old pipeline called Line 3, run by the Canadian company Enbridge, is in the midst of a controversial upgrade. That has sparked fierce...

Legislation gives septic repair grant program a two-year reprieve

A state program to help property owners whose septic systems fail would get another two years to live under legislation that went to Gov....

The right to kill beavers and muskrats that devour roads

Rep. James Edming, who goes by the moniker "Jimmy Boy," admits that the state law that forbids shooting a firearm within 50 feet of...

Wildfire risk high for parts of Wisconsin

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is asking the public to “stay vigilant and avoid burning due to high fire danger across much of...

Environmental groups unite against ‘dire’ WMC push to block chemical cleanup...

A legal battle is brewing in Wisconsin over the issue of industry-caused water and land contamination. Environmental and public health groups are asking the...
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