A very modest rule, delayed

A very modest rule, delayed

The ongoing crisis of PFAS pollution in Wisconsin drinking water centers around one primary source: firefighting foams. While some are trying to take aim at tackling this major threat to public health, others are standing in the way. In this episode of the podcast, we...
When the waters came

When the waters came

Two years ago, the small village of Mazomanie, in Dane County’s northwestern corner, saw the small creek that runs through the center of their town grow into a raging river as record rains fell in an unprecedented storm. After it was all over, the region saw...
Protecting our H.O.M.E.S.

Protecting our H.O.M.E.S.

In March 2020, a group of Wisconsin residents traveled to Washington, D.C., to advocate lawmakers in Congress to support funding and protections for our Great Lakes. These Wisconsin residents come from many different backgrounds and communities along Lakes Michigan...
Episode 2: Not a drop to drink

Episode 2: Not a drop to drink

Marinette is defined by water. From industry like shipbuilding to its location where the Menominee River empties into the Bay of Green Bay, water is at the center of life there. But it’s also been the Wisconsin community at the center of a drinking water...
Nemadji

Nemadji

Superior, Wisconsin, was once home to booming industries, which have all but disappeared. But recently, a new opportunity for economic development came knocking: a 625 megawatt gas-fired power plant on the banks of the Nemadji River, which feeds into Lake Superior....
Trailer: This is State of Change

Trailer: This is State of Change

Wisconsin’s environment is changing faster and more dramatically than anyone expected. But there’s another kind of change happening, too. Around the state, there’s a growing movement to try and stop the dangerous trends before it’s too late....