The proposed federal PFAS limits are far lower and more expansive than current Wisconsin standards. Today the Environmental Protection Agency issued its first ever proposed limits for PFAS under the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Stronger limits could prevent nearly 150 premature deaths in Wisconsin every year. Clean Wisconsin is urging the EPA to adopt tougher standards for harmful air pollution through its so-called “soot pollution” rules.
Gov. Tony Evers released his 2023-25 state budget Wednesday night, which includes key environmental provisions aimed at protecting Wisconsin communities, preserving our state’s critical natural resources, and harnessing the talents of our workforce to put the state on the path toward a clean energy future.
A quarter of the corn grown in Wisconsin—about a million acres—is used to produce ethanol. But a new analysis from Clean Wisconsin reveals that when it comes to land use, the state could reap far more energy from solar.
Small, recreational aircraft are the largest source of lead air pollution in Wisconsin. People living near airports that serve small planes are most at risk for exposure.
It is the first time in recent memory that the commission has taken this step, and it is a recognition that unchecked energy company profits are a growing burden on customers.
Achieving Net Zero Would Expand Wisconsin’s Economy While Saving Billions in Healthcare Costs There is a pathway for Wisconsin to achieve a net-zero future within a generation. New detailed energy and economic modeling shows Wisconsin can cost-effectively transition to net-zero emissions by 2050, reaching a point where we emit no more carbon into the atmosphere
Every family in Wisconsin deserves safe water, but tens of thousands of rural Wisconsinites can’t drink the water flowing from their taps because their wells are contaminated with harmful nitrates or PFAS. Now, the Evers Administration is stepping in to give these families peace of mind by dramatically expanding a program that helps private well
Clean Wisconsin is working to ensure last year’s state Supreme Court victory results in real drinking water protections for people living near Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) in our state. Today Clean Wisconsin officially became a party to a case filed by Kinnard Farms against the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) over wastewater permit
The largest investment to fight climate change in American history is now law. Today President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which includes a $369 billion package of climate, clean energy, and environmental justice provisions. It is the single biggest action the U.S. government has ever taken to address the climate crisis and