After years of court battles, the Wisconsin Supreme Court handed environmental advocates in the state a pair of victories today. The Court ruled in two separate cases, each named Clean Wisconsin v. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), that the DNR must exercise its...
The Wisconsin Supreme Court will issue decisions tomorrow on two separate cases, each named Clean Wisconsin v. Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Both cases look at the impact of a controversial 2011 law known as Act 21 on the DNR’s ability to protect the state’s waters.
Researchers with the US Dept. of Agriculture unveiled a new study examining the health impacts of water pollution in northeastern Wisconsin. The results are eye-opening—hundreds of people in Kewaunee County alone are getting sick with gastro-intestinal illnesses each year primarily because manure runoff from nearby farms is leaching into their drinking water.
Clean Wisconsin among a coalition of environmental groups that sued to stop the rule
Four environmental and agricultural groups, working as partners to bring about long-term solutions to Wisconsin’s water quality issues, detailed significant investments today that they urge the state to make when shaping the next budget and beyond.
Clean Wisconsin praised the draft rules to reduce nitrate pollution in drinking water and the accompanying economic analysis released by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on Friday.
Clean Wisconsin applauds Gov. Tony Evers for unveiling a strong, sensible, and comprehensive budget Tuesday amid the many challenges facing Wisconsinites.
The closing of this coal plant is yet another step towards our clean energy future in Wisconsin, reducing our carbon emissions and protecting public health.
Gutting of Wisconsin’s only protections from PFAS contamination through sham process “an absolute disgrace”
“By gutting these rules, JCRAR is doing the bidding of industry PFAS users. To add insult to injury, the hearing completely cut out the people who are dealing with the health consequences of contaminated drinking water and demanding action from their lawmakers.”
Four environmental and agricultural groups are coming together to advocate for meaningful state-level policy changes that support clean water and resilient farms.