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The critical role of Wisconsin agriculture in addressing climate change

When you think of Wisconsin, you think of agriculture. Thirty percent of Wisconsin’s land is used for agriculture– that is 64,400 farms on 14.3 million acres. Wisconsin agriculture contributes 16.4% to our state’s economy, $104.8 billion annually. We also export $3.
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Governor, Citizens Call for Great Lakes Compact

MADISON — Governor Doyle called on the Wisconsin Assembly to pass the Great Lakes Compact before the end of their session this week. The Great Lakes Compact passed through the state Senate last week, with a 26-6 bipartisan supermajority.
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Global Warming Sparks Opposition to Proposed Coal Plant

Citizens respond to Alliant Energy’s proposed coal-fired power plant PORTAGE — Citizens from across the state voiced their concerns about global warming Wednesday night at a Portage meeting hosted by the Public Service Commission (PSC) to get input about Alliant Energy’s proposal to build a new coal-fired power plant adjacent to the site of their
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