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In October, Clean Wisconsin led a small group of individuals for a small lobby day in Washington, D.C., to share stories about the importance of the Great Lakes with elected officials.
In the months ahead, we’ll be working with lawmakers and state agencies to make sure these rules protect drinking water and public health and offer every resident in Wisconsin with a well polluted by nitrates hope clean drinking water in the future.
If you think your well may be contaminated, here are some steps you should take to protect you and your family from the health risks associated with polluted drinking water.
If lawmakers are serious about protecting clean drinking water, they will sign on in support of the CLEAR Act.
Legislators have heard from citizens, researchers, county officials, and many other stakeholders about the diversity of water issues Wisconsin citizens face but haven’t given a lot of indication about what actions they are prepared to take to address these challenges.
A global movement makes its way through Madison as thousands march for climate action.
Here’s why we don’t need another gas plant in Wisconsin.
These local actions demonstrate that Wisconsin residents and communities are ready to tackle climate change, and they will play an important role in informing and supporting state action towards the goal of a carbon-free energy future.
Using green infrastructure practices to cool the urban heat island, improve air quality, and increase the infiltration and capture of rainwater, Milwaukee has become a national leader in efforts adapt to a warming world due to climate change.
Without this goal as a starting point, we wouldn’t get anywhere.
COMING SOON: Two utility companies are pushing the state of Wisconsin to authorize a $700 million fossil fuel plant in Superior. Neighbors, activists, tribal nations, and scientists are pushing back.
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.
This summer, we have had the pleasure of hosting seven interns to assist our legal, science, policy, development and communications staff.
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.
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.