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Walker-appointed DNR board broke open meetings law

MADISON- A court decision signed Thursday states that the Governor-appointed Wisconsin Natural Resources Board broke Wisconsin's open meetings law. Members of the board met for a private...
Walker signed a bill on Thursday deregulating high-capacity wells

Governor Walker deregulates hazardous wells

MADISON- On Thursday, Governor Scott Walker signed a bill deregulating high-capacity wells, which are used across the state for agriculture. Conservationists assert that these...
Ice falling from glacier in Alaska illustrating climate change

Senator Johnson calls scientists ‘arrogant’ as he rejects climate science

MADISON- Senator Ron Johnson displayed his ignorance on climate science recently when, in an interview with WKOW, he claimed that efforts to combat climate change...
Rep. Rob Bishop

New ads take Paul Ryan to task over public lands

JANESVILLE-A Wisconsin nonprofit has begun an extensive ad campaign blasting Paul Ryan for supporting moves by Donald Trump to rescind "National Monument" protection for...

Thousands of trees victims of Emerald Ash Borer

DOOR COUNTY - Thousands of trees in Door County are dying due to the emerald ash borer. The beetle was first discovered in Door...

Thousands of volunteers help keep rivers clean

MILWAUKEE - Every year, Earth Day brings out thousands of volunteers to help keep rivers clean. Milwaukee Riverkeeper organized its 22nd annual clean-up at...

6 great hiking trails in Wisconsin

As April showers turn into May flowers, enjoy the changes in nature by getting outside more. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a list of six trails...

Milwaukee Riverkeeper & MMSD Launch Adopt-A-River Program

Community partners, businesses, and school groups to commit to cleaning up the Milwaukee, Menomonee, and Kinnickinnic Rivers MILWAUKEE – This Earth Day, Saturday, April 22,...

Business lobby challenges funding for removal of lead pipes

MADISON - During a public hearing Tuesday, Wisconsin's business lobby, lead by the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce told a group of lawmakers that cities...
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