We head to Marinette to understand how people are dealing with the PFAS pollution crisis, and how lawmakers in the State Assembly failed to pass bold legislation to address this crisis before they adjourned for the year.
MADISON, WI — Clean Wisconsin applauds Gov. Tony Evers for signing a bill into law on Tuesday that sets up a nutrient pollution trading clearinghouse. Amber Meyer Smith, Vice President of Programs and Government Relations for Clean Wisconsin, made the following statement after the signing: “This bill provides another option for industry and the farming
The amendment that passed the Assembly provides no genuine solutions for communities dealing with PFAS contamination issues.
Clean Wisconsin and the Sierra Club filed a lawsuit in Dane County Circuit Court on Friday asking for review of the Public Service Commission’s decision to approve construction of a large gas power plant proposed for a site in Superior, Wisconsin.
In this episode of the podcast, we go to the banks of the Nemadji River in Superior to talk with local residents and learn about what a proposed 625 megawatt gas plant could mean for the environment and the local community if it is built.
From Clean Wisconsin, this is State of Change, a podcast telling the stories of Wisconsin’s rapidly changing environment and the people who are trying to do something about it.
Clean Wisconsin commends the Natural Resources Board (NRB) for voting on Wednesday to allow the Department of Natural Resources to move forward with developing surface water, groundwater, and drinking water standards for a class of chemicals known as PFAS.
This January is quickly shaping up to be a busy month for drinking water, with many consequential policy actions taking place.
Clean Wisconsin applauds the Natural Resources Board for voting to start the process to develop new rules to reduce nitrate pollution from farm fields on Tuesday. This vote—the first major hurdle in creating new rules—was an important step for protecting rural drinking water across the state.
Major investment in clean energy, but opportunity to retire coal plants remains.