Environment

Lt. Gov. Barnes takes the national stage on climate policy Officials...

As the Biden administration takes power in Washington, D.C., Wisconsin’s Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes sees hope for communities in Wisconsin and elsewhere that have...

Buttigieg puts greenhouse gas reduction at center of Biden transportation policy...

Former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg offered an unapologetic defense of President Joe Biden’s vision for improved transportation and greenhouse gas reductions during a...

Biden yanks Keystone XL permit in first-day order, citing climate change...

In one of his first official acts after taking office, President Joe Biden revoked the federal permit for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline...

Johnson Controls to pay $17.5M to Town of Peshtigo residents in...

Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls has agreed to pay $17.5 million to families living in a portion of the Town of Peshtigo in Marinette County who...

Attention birdwatchers: Winter finches are here in big numbers

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reporting increased numbers of certain bird species this winter season. With the mild weather in some parts...

For farmers, Biden’s Ag pick of Tom Vilsack is déjà vu...

In 2009 Tom Vilsack was among five of President Obama’s cabinet nominees to be confirmed by unanimous consent of the U.S. Senate. That he...

GOP lawmakers wipe out parts of PFAS emergency rule Majority eliminates...

Republican lawmakers voted Friday to strip out portions of an emergency rule to regulate firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals — an action critics charged...

Industry and eco-advocates join forces on climate change Wisconsin may have...

Adapting to climate change in Wisconsin remains a uniting cause across the state. Climate change related issues have effects on everything from industry to...

PFAS action plan is first step

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released a statewide PFAS Action Plan on Wednesday, making Wisconsin one of only a handful of states...

Rare legless lizard gets incidental take notice from DNR

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public input into a telecommunications project which may result in the incidental taking of a...
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