Alliant Energy could use available federal funding from the Inflation Reduction Act to finance closure of the Edgewater Unit 5 coal-fired power plant in Sheboygan, Wis., saving its ratepayers more than $168 million. That money could be reinvested in nearly 150 megawatts of clean, solar generation.
This week, Clean Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Farmers Union filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit that threatens a critical state water protection program. The lawsuit seeks to undermine Wisconsin’s water pollution permitting program, which allows the DNR to oversee the way CAFOs manage animal waste.
Today marks one year since President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law, and it’s already creating change in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin communities will retain the ability to adopt policies phasing out the use of dangerous fossil fuels, thanks to Gov. Evers’ veto of Senate Bill 49.
Lawsuit filed by state’s largest dairies would dismantle Wisconsin program to keep untreated animal waste our of our water.
“The public health threat that we’ve been enduring for weeks must be a wakeup call for policymakers. Fires in places like Canada and the western United States are both products and causes of climate change. There is action we can take right now to ensure that Wisconsin is part of the climate solution.”
Bill provides funding to help Wisconsin communities address “forever chemicals” but could constrain state’s ability to hold polluters accountable.
The U.S. Supreme Court has significantly weakened the Clean Water Act with Thursday’s Sackett vs. EPA ruling, and the implications for our nation’s waters are far-reaching.
It’s May, and in Wisconsin, that means peak season for dangerous ammonia air pollution. A new analysis of satellite imagery by Clean Wisconsin shows monthly concentrations of ammonia air pollution in our state are worst in May but last all summer long. “Emissions peak around May in the agricultural areas of the state, particularly in
New pollution standards for coal and gas-fired power plants would have an enormous impact on public health and carbon emissions in Wisconsin. According to the Biden Administration, air pollution reduction measures announced today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would deliver as much as $85 billion in climate and public health benefits over the next