Clean Wisconsin and three other environmental organizations sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today, requesting federal support for clean, safe drinking water for Kewaunee County residents.
Today, Clean Wisconsin, along with three other environmental groups, filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for missing legally required deadlines to protect public health from toxic air pollution.
The following statement is from Clean Wisconsin regarding an executive order Gov. Scott Walker signed Monday, Feb. 15 regarding state implementation of the federal Clean Power Plan: “Yesterday’s action by Gov. Walker’s prohibiting state agencies from working on a plan to help our state comply with the Clean Power Plan is a gamble with Wisconsin’s
Unfortunately, there has been a continued rise in environmental concentrations of PAHs over the past 40 years in the United States. This is partly because we have been operating under the assumption that since there is a wide range of potential sources, the PAH problem cannot be easily addressed with one or two targeted practices. However, there is new hope to reverse the trend as recent research and experimental evidence have begun to identify a single major and primary cause of PAH pollution in aquatic sediments: tar-based pavement sealants.
A bill under consideration today would result in higher energy bills for businesses and homeowners by reducing the amount electric utilities pay into Focus on Energy, the state’s energy efficiency and renewable energy program, by $7 million. The Assembly Energy and Utilities Committee is holding a hearing on the Assembly Bill 804/Senate Bill 654, dubbed the PSC Reform Act, this afternoon.
Clean Wisconsin, along with other supporters of federal climate policies, applauded a decision by the District of Columbia federal appeals court today rejecting attempts by the fossil fuel industry and various coal-friendly states to block immediate implementation of the U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan.
On the heels of global climate talks in Paris, a new report by Clean Wisconsin shows that the state can comply with the Clean Power Plan while reducing ratepayer energy bills by $55 million statewide.
By Keith Reopelle, Senior Policy Director Click for the full-size infographic The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final Clean Power Plan (CPP) on August 2. The CPP is a historic step for the United States as it sets the first-ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants, the largest sources of the emissions that
While we’re all familiar with how to recycle household items such as paper, cardboard, bottles and cans, many other household items have recycling solutions. Here a few to consider:
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan was published in the Federal Register and became law. The rule, which will limit carbon pollution from power plants, is a major step in the global transition to cleaner energy production.