Environment

DNR taking public comment on Mayville water quality project

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that the City of Mayville is applying for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program...

Senate confirms Haaland as first-ever Native American to serve in the...

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland made history on Monday when she became the first Native American to ever be confirmed by the U.S. Senate to...

U.S. Senate confirms Michael Regan as EPA chief

The U.S. Senate confirmed Michael Regan as the new EPA administrator Wednesday evening by a vote of 66-34. Regan, the outgoing Secretary of the Environment...

Environmental group files new lawsuit over F-35 decision City and county...

A group seeking to halt the siting of a squadron of F-35 fighter jets at Madison’s Truax Field filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the...

Haaland confirmation vote for Interior on tap despite GOP opposition

The Senate is expected to vote within days on the confirmation of U.S. Rep. Debra A. Haaland to lead the Interior Department, despite procedural...

New bill would contract for PFAS clean-up

Wisconsin legislators are putting forward a new bill to facilitate the clean-up of firefighting foams that contain PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances). The bill...

Biden reinstates bird protections gutted under Trump

The Interior Department on Monday revoked a Trump administration policy that would have undercut a century-old law protecting migratory birds. The move strengthens federal regulators’...

Mississippi River mayors push for national program, infrastructure support

The mayors of Mississippi River towns from Minnesota and Wisconsin down to Louisiana are lobbying the federal government to provide relief funding to help...

Reflections on Wisconsin’s wolf hunt

As Wisconsin reflects on its February wolf hunt, opinion remains split regarding the impact of the hunt. Some 216 wolves are known to have...

House Agriculture panel to key in on climate change and farming...

WASHINGTON — Democrats are eyeing proposals that would support programs for U.S. farmers — who have suffered catastrophic losses from severe weather events in...
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