Madison Gas and Electric (MG&E) has agreed to lower its fixed charges for electricity, which had been among the highest in the state, after Clean Wisconsin and other advocacy groups intervened in its latest rate case…
An Arizona judge has tossed out a controversial Trump Administration rule that withdrew protections for vital streams and wetlands in Wisconsin and across the country. Known as the “Dirty Water Rule,” the policy dramatically restricted which waterways are safeguarded under the Clean Water Act, putting an estimated 3.5 million acres of Wisconsin wetlands at risk.
While Clean Wisconsin fully supports the lawsuit filed by Attorney General Josh Kaul yesterday to remove the chair of Wisconsin’s Natural Resources Board (NRB), it shouldn’t have to come to this. Last week, the NRB voted to allow hunters and trappers to kill 300 wolves in Wisconsin this fall. The decision comes on the heels
After years of court battles, the Wisconsin Supreme Court handed environmental advocates in the state a pair of victories today. The Court ruled in two separate cases, each named Clean Wisconsin v. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), that the DNR must exercise its authority to protect Wisconsin’s water resources. “This victory for clean water and commonsense environmental
The Wisconsin Supreme Court will issue decisions tomorrow on two separate cases, each named Clean Wisconsin v. Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Both cases look at the impact of a controversial 2011 law known as Act 21 on the DNR’s ability to protect the state’s waters.
Researchers with the US Dept. of Agriculture unveiled a new study examining the health impacts of water pollution in northeastern Wisconsin. The results are eye-opening—hundreds of people in Kewaunee County alone are getting sick with gastro-intestinal illnesses each year primarily because manure runoff from nearby farms is leaching into their drinking water.