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Water 

Lawmakers, Evers Administration make strides on PFAS

During the Year of Clean Drinking Water, lawmakers and state agencies under the leadership of Gov. Evers have started to take early but important steps to curb PFAS pollution and protect public health in Wisconsin.

A crisis of contamination

For Ruth and John Kowalski, their home in Peshtigo was the last place they expected to be at risk for PFAS contamination.

Climate/Energy

Wisconsin communities are committing to clean energy

With a lack of robust leadership on clean energy and climate change from the state and federal government in past years, local communities at the city and county level are take matters into their own hands.

Other News

Letter from the President

Each year the need for protecting Wisconsin’s environment comes into sharp focus on trips to summer cabins, while boating on Lake Superior, fishing on a northern Wisconsin lake, or running through woods or past fields of coneflowers on Picnic Point in Madison.

Making the Grade

This summer, we have had the pleasure of hosting seven interns to assist our legal, science, policy, development and communications staff.

Two Clean Wisconsin legal cases accepted by Supreme Court

On April 9, the Wisconsin Supreme Court agreed to hear a pair of cases brought by Clean Wisconsin and its co-petitioners to protect Wisconsin’s water. The Court’s rulings will have a profound effect on how our water is—or is not—responsibility managed to ensure Wisconsin residents can safely use and enjoy our shared water resources.

Letter from the President

Earth Day started because people like Gaylord Nelson knew we needed to fix the environmental crises we faced in the 1970s. In the years that followed, our federal leaders enacted historic legislation like the Clean Water Act and the Clean Air Act.

A Message from Clean Wisconsin President Mark Redsten, Winter 2019

After too many years of Wisconsin government leaders abusing or ignoring our state’s precious natural resources, our new Governor seems poised to demonstrate an important value central to who we are as Wisconsinites: respect and love for the environment.