Environment

DNR warns “incidental loss” of threatened reptile species

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued a notice that a La Crosse County bridge project may cause the “incidental taking” of two...

For some dairy farmers, the future is smaller Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship...

One afternoon, when he was 2 years old, Michael Monthey wandered off to the dairy barn at his uncle's farm near Portage. He got...

Gov. Evers, activists tackle climate change

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has signaled his support for tackling climate change with an executive order. The recent action sets a goal for Wisconsin...

Environmental coalition takes on Trump coal push

Clean Wisconsin is joining nine other environmental groups to challenge the Trump Administration’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule. A lawsuit filed by the collective...

Hearings focus on rules for CAFOs

Hearings begin today on proposed revisions to state rules affecting CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations) and similar large scale livestock facilities, and they promise...

Avoid taking a swig of this water SWIGG study shows lawmakers...

There is abundant evidence that Southwest Wisconsin has concerning levels of drinking water contamination. In early August, researchers conducting the Southwest Wisconsin Groundwater & Geology...

Frac sand mine spill polluting creeks, rivers in Jackson County DNR...

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources continues to investigate a frac sand mine in the town of Curran, owned by Wisconsin Proppants, which spilled...

Sen. Baldwin meets with tribal leaders on climate Lac du Flambeau...

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin travelled to northern Wisconsin to meet with members of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa on Wednesday,...

Getting meds out of our water

Wisconsin’s water contamination battles don’t end with lead pipe removals or cleaning up wells. Unused prescription medications, thrown in the trash or flushed out...

Baldwin pushes climate-ready infrastructure

Rebuilding roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects after they are wiped out by storms, floods and other disasters is increasingly urgent as climate change...
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