Environment

Rep. Taylor takes Madison team to Vermont to learn about F-35s...

A group of community leaders led by Rep. Chris Taylor (D-Madison) flew to Burlington, Vermont, last week to see firsthand how a community that...

New rule-making push on PFAS water contamination

The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board (NRB) on Wednesday moved to establish a rule making process for PFAS levels in water sources for Wisconsinites. The...

Public urged to weigh in on water quality Clean-water measures are...

Safe drinking water is receiving significant attention this year, from proposed rule changes by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to creating new incentives for...

Pipeline protest bill opponents hope for veto Environmentalists and tribes criticize...

As a controversial bill escalating penalties for trespassing on pipeline sites looks increasingly likely to pass the Wisconsin legislature, critics of the measure are...

Milwaukee rejects slaughterhouse after citizens object Alderman who denounced protesters has...

Plans for a proposed slaughterhouse in Milwaukee, owned by Franklin-based Strauss Brands, have been withdrawn by the company. Animal rights activists and community members...

Senate power-plant effort fails, but Wisconsin moving forward on clean energy...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Thursday rejected Democrats’ attempt to overturn a controversial Trump administration power plant regulation.  Democrats forced a Senate floor vote...

Pipeline protest bill has evolved from state to state How GOP...

Bills like the one pending in Wisconsin have passed several states in various forms.

DNR investigating manure spill in Marathon County

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is currently responding to a manure spill in Marathon County. The DNR is working with the Marathon...

Neighbors and activists call for transparency with proposed slaughterhouse One alderman...

Activists and community members filled the Common Council chambers at Milwaukee’s City Hall Tuesday morning, voicing discontent at a proposed slaughterhouse in a predominantly...

Animal rights activists focus on Wisconsin

Animal rights activists are promoting the idea of an animal bill of rights with protests in 26 cities worldwide, which launched last weekend. Milwaukee...
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