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December 17, 2021, Enbridge Line 5: DNR seeks comment on environmental review of pipeline reroute, Wisconsin Sate Journal 

December 7, 2021, Increasing investment in natural gas is a mistake, Sierra Club Wisconsin official warns, Wisconsin Public Radio

November 29, 2021, Member of committee guiding wolf policy has been cited for illegal trapping, Wisconsin Examiner

November 8, 2021, PSC awarding Refueling Readiness Grant Funding; Environmental groups critical of new natural gas storage plans, Wisconsin Business 

November 5, 2021, Regulators approve $370M natural gas storage project despite concerns of fossil fuel investment, The Journal Times

November 5, 2021, State Approves Construction of $370 Million Natural Gas Facility Despite Local, Climate Objections, Up North News 

November 4, 2021, PSC to decide on Ixonia LNG facility today, Watertown Daily Times 

November 4, 2021, Utility plans to swap coal for gas draw mixed reviews, Wisconsin State Journal 

November 4, 2021, Wisconsin's largest utility company plans to drop coal by 2035, Wisconsin Public Radio 

August 26, 2021, Wisconsin Conservation Voters have a message for Rep. Ron Kind, WXOW

August 16, 2021, Ignoring Scientists' Advice, Wisconsin Will Allow Hunters to Kill 300 Wolves This Fall, GIZMODO 

August 11, 2021, 'Wisconsin deserves better': Advocates, public decry Prehn's refusal to leave Natural Resources Board after term expired, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 

August 5, 2021, Environmentalists ask feds to deny funding for Dairyland gas plant, Wisconsin State Journal 

July 9, 2021, Natural Areas Need a Helping Human Hand, Door County Pulse

June 29, 2021, WATCH NOW: Community members view Biden's motorcade, offer thoughts on infrastructure plan, La Crosse Tribune

June 27, 2021, 'UPFRONT' recap: Business leader calls on Evers to end enhanced federal unemployment benefit, Wisconsin 12

June 24, 2021, DNR to move forward with efforts to limit PFAS in ground, drinking water, Wisconsin State Journal

June 23, 2021, State Regulators Can Begin Crafting Standards For More PFAS Chemicals, Wisconsin Public Radio

June 23, 2021, Senate loosens rules on killing nuisance beavers, muskrats, AP News 

June 7, 2021, Here's what you should know about Milorganite and a recent study showing it may contain 'forever chemicals', Milwaukee Journal  

May 12, 2021, Wisconsin's Largest Business Group Backs Enbridge As Michigan's Governor Seeks Line 5 Shutdown, Wisconsin Public Radio 

April 21, 2021, Electric car, E-bike event being held Saturday in recognition of Earth Week, La Crosse Tribune

April 15, 2021, End Of Utility Shutoff Moratorium Means Tens Of Thousands Of Wisconsinites Have Bills Coming Due, Wisconsin Public Radio

April 15, 2021, A disputed plan to expand I-94 to 8 lanes on Milwaukee's west side will undergo more review. That's a win for projects opponents, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

April 15, 2021, State Delaying Interstate 94 Expansion For New Study, Urban Milwaukee

March 17, 2021, Muir no more: Wisconsin Sierra Club chapter drops founder's name as inclusivity measure, Wisconsin State Journal 

March 1, 2021, "Should We Have Closed the Season Sooner? Yes." Wisconsin DNR Faces Backlash After Wolf Hunting Season Ends in an Uproar, Field and Stream

October 30, 2020, Alliant to build 400 megawatts of solar in Iowa, retire Lansing coal plant, Wisconsin State Journal 

September 1, 2020, MGE proposes 1-year electricity rate freeze, 4% natural gas hike, Wisconsin State Journal

August 20, 2020, Wisconsin regulators extend shutoff ban; third of households behind on utility bills, Wisconsin State Journal  

August 19, 2020, Environmental groups seek to question former regulator over application to lead utility, Wisconsin State Journal 

July 8, 2020, Tribes, advocacy groups sue EPA over rule narrowing scope of federal waterway protections, Great Lakes Now

July 8, 2020, Evers Wants to Revive I-94 East-West Expansion, Wisconsin Public Radio 

June 10, 2020, Wisconsin Leads 22-State Coalition on PFAs, Urban Milwaukee

May 31, 2020, Edgewater coal plant closure signals move towards renewable energy, Wisconsin Examiner

March 21, 2020, A beginner's guide to clean, green energy: Groups collaborate on toolkit for municipal governments, The Journal Times

March 19, 2020, Minnesota Supreme Court to hear case over environmental review of Superior gas plant, Wisconsin State Journal

December 24, 2019, Appeals court strikes approval of Superior gas plant, cites need for environmental study, Wisconsin State Journal

November 26, 2019, Wisconsin’s Democratic Governor Signs Anti-Protest Bill into Law, The Progressive

November 25, 2019, Wisconsin’s Democratic Governor Criminalizes Pipeline Protests, Citizen Truth

November 22, 2019, Wisconsin Governor Evers Signs ALEC-Inspired Bill to Criminalize Protest, PR Watch

November 21, 2019, Environmental groups call on Dairyland Power to scrap natural gas project, La Crosse Tribune

November 19, 2019, Attorney General Kaul backs lawsuit to shut down Enbridge's Line 5 in case of state vs. federal authority, Spooner Advocate

November 6, 2019, State, utilities step up to cut emissions as Trump Administration begins withdrawal from climate deal, Spooner Advocate

November 1, 2019, Alliant to build 1 gigawatt of solar power in Wisconsin; 10 times state's current generation, The Journal Times

November 1, 2019, Regulators Sign Off On Settlement For WPS, We Energies, Wisconsin Public Radio

November 1, 2019, PSC approves refinancing of shuttered coal plant but warns strategy not 'a template', Wisconsin State Journal

October 29, 2019, Following through on the climate strike in Madison and Wisconsin, Tone Madison

October 25, 2019, Pipeline Bill Opponents Hope for Veto, Urban Milwaukee

October 22, 2019, Senate Committee Taking Up Bill To Create Strict Penalties On Trespassing To Damage Pipelines, Wisconsin Public Radio

September 25, 2019, Climate Strike Draws Hundreds to Downtown Madison, Madison Commons

September 24, 2019, Proposed Oak Creek plant permit revised following public comment, The Journal Times

September 20, 2019, Lead with hope, but panic, Isthmus

September 19, 2019, Climate strike Friday includes rally outside MG&E, march to Capitol, The Cap Times

September 17, 2019, September 2019 Backyard Heroes, Madison Commons

September 12, 2019, Running out of time, Isthmus

September 8, 2019, Conservation groups hold Foxconn environmental impact forum, Kenosha News

September 7, 2019, Wisconsin tribe opposes Superior gas plant, questions environmental review, Wisconsin State Journal

August 29, 2019, Wisconsin utility We Energies looks to recover $2 million in annual membership dues from its customers, Energy and Policy Institute

August 29, 2019, Sierra Club: Shuttering coal plants could save ratepayers $138M a year,

August 23, 2019, Gov. Tony Evers Issues Order To Curb PFAS Pollution, Wisconsin Public Radio

August 23, 2019, Tony Evers announces push to address emerging chemical pollution, Journal Sentinel

August 21, 2019, Local Sierra Club Active In All Things Environmental, WORT FM 

August 20, 2019, Flip-Flop on Mine Threatens State Waters, Urban Milwaukee

August 20, 2019, Expectations Soar for Solar Energy, But Obstacles Remain, Sherperd Express

August 19, 2019, State Group Helps Sue Trump on Coal, Urban Milwaukee

July 31, 2019, In fight against coal, Sierra Club focuses on economics; asks if ratepayers are paying for operating losses, Wisconsin State Journal

July 30, 2019, Letter to the Editor: A story of activism and the fight for environmental justice in La Crosse, The Racquet Press

July 25, 2019, A Renewable Wisconsin in 2050?, Spectrum News

July 24, 2019, La Crosse Joins List Of Wisconsin Cities Pledging To Be Carbon Neutral By 2050, Wisconsin Public Radio

July 18, 2019, Local Climate Change Task Force Proposed, Urban Milwaukee

July 17, 2019, La Crosse commits to 100 percent clean, renewable energy, News 8000

July 16, 2019, Wealth of new data represents a challenge and opportunity for researchers, WisBusiness

July 16, 2019, Another Wisconsin city commits to 100% clean energy, Windpower Engineering and Development

July 16, 2019, Wisconsin Utility Cancels Controversial Solar Tax Plan, Solar Industry 

July 15, 2019, We Energies agrees to drop controversial solar fee from pending rate case, WiscNews

July 11, 2019, Wisconsin utility regulators decline to consider climate impact of proposed natural gas plant, Wisconsin State Journal

July 10, 2019, Wisconsin regulators won't consider climate change impacts of proposed Superior natural gas plant, Superior Telegram

July 9, 2019, Wisconsin PSC declines to consider climate impacts of proposed 500 MW gas plant, Utility Dive

July 1, 2019, Supervisor Moore Omokunde Calls for Joint City-County Effort on Climate and Economy, Urban Milwaukee

June 28, 2019, City Looking to Address Climate Change, Economic Equity Through New Task Force, Shepherd Express

June 27, 2019, Milwaukee officials announce local effort to address climate change and economic inequality, Journal Sentinel

June 27, 2019, EGLE receives input at hearing, EH Extra

June 26, 2019, The Rising Cost of Living in Dane County is a Key Factor Adding to Poverty in Dane County, Madison Commons

June 25, 2019, Coalition Warns Against New Highway Megaprojects in State Budget, Urban Milwaukee

June 22, 2019, Wisconsin may adopt one of nation's toughest PFAS standards, La Crosse Tribune

June 21, 2019, Evers administration proposes strict standards for 'forever chemicals' and other compounds, Journal Sentinel

June 14, 2019, Wisconsin has cut mercury pollution of its lakes. Climate change puts those gains at risk, Journal Sentinel

June 6, 2019, 'Money for nothing': consumer groups, utilities at odds over who pays for closing plants,

May 28, 2019, Dave Blouin: Mining industry offers false promises of safety, prosperity, The Cap Times

May 28, 2019, EPA could impose stronger smog standards for Foxconn site in Racine County, WISN 12 News

May 28, 2019, EPA scientists raised concerns over smog designation in southeastern Wisconsin. Now the agency is reviewing the decision, Journal Sentinel

May 28, 2019, Trump EPA backs away from smog breaks for Foxconn, Indiana steel mills, Chicago Tribune

May 27, 2019, EPA scientists opposed the agency’s industrial plant smog rulings,

May 24, 2019, Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall,

May 24, 2019, Josh Kaul eyes strengthened approach to environmental regulation,

May 24, 2019, E.P.A. Experts Objected to ‘Misleading’ Agency Smog Decision, Emails Show, New York Times

May 11, 2019, Smith: Wolves have recovered well in Wisconsin, but management issues remain unsettled, Journal Sentinel

May 9, 2019, Wednesday’s Solar Summit at Gateway will launch group buy, The Journal Times

May 7, 2019, Spencer Black: Wisconsin's public parks need and deserve state supportCapTimes

May 6, 2019, Jessie Opoien: Lawmakers should reauthorize Wisconsin's signature land stewardship program for another decade, The Cap Times

May 6, 2019, Wolf debate howls in Hudson, Hudson Star-Observer

May 3, 2019, Environmental groups appeal proposed natural gas plant in Superior, La Crosse Tribune

May 3, 2019, Should Gray Wolves Stay Protected By The Federal Government?, CBS Minnesota

May 3, 2019, Sierra Club Opposes Removal of Critical Protections from Gray Wolves, Urban Milwaukee

May 2, 2019, Group hikes, races and more things to do outside with Mom for Mother’s Day, Journal Sentinel 

April 26, 2019, Board Condemns We Energies Discharge Permit, Urban Milwaukee

April 22, 2019, 5 ways to celebrate Earth Day in Milwaukee,

April 22, 2019, Neubauer: We need a 'popular uprising' on climate change, The Journal Times

April 21, 2019, Protect Wisconsin’s environment to honor Earth Day, Sun Prairie Star

April 19, 2019, Menomonie invasive species control leader honored, The Dunn County News

April 16, 2019, What Are Milwaukee's Environmental Groups Doing for Earth Day?, Shepherd Express

April 15, 2019, State Representative Neubauer to Discuss Clean Energy Transition, Racine County Eye

April 13, 2019, Climate Conversation looks towards carbon-free future, News 8000

April 8, 2019, Editorial: Wisconsinites loves parks, Channel 3000

April 4, 2019, Around Town Briefs 4/4/19, The Leader Telegram

March 29, 2019, Reading initiative looks at Great Lakes, The Leader Telegram

March 25, Opponents turn out at La Crosse County CAFO permit hearing, The Leader Telegram

March 7, 2019, Killer Coal, The Isthmus and the response

March 2, 2019, Climate Action Festival brings together community members concerned about climate change, News 8000

February 18, 2019, Environmental Justice Matters II, Shepherd Express

February 15, 2019, DNR not imposing coal-ash rule on Columbia power plant; Alliant says change coming anyway,

February 14, 2019, With petition, environmental groups continuing to fight proposed natural gas plant, Duluth News Tribune

February 14, 2019, DNR not imposing coal-ash rule on Columbia power plant; Alliant says change coming anyway, Wisconsin State Journal

February 14, 2019, Wisconsinites React To EPA PFAS Plan, Wisconsin Public Radio

February 11, 2019, Standing room only at Oak Creek power plant public hearing, The Journal Times

February 10, 2019, Wisconsin utilities and environmental groups unite behind solar, but regulators question value, Wisconsin State Journal

February 8, 2019, Mercury dumped in Lake Michigan at Oak Creek power plant has risen. Why did it happen? Journal Sentinel

February 4, 2019, City council considers fining businesses for running air conditioning with windows open, The Daily Cardinal

January 29, 2019, Bus Rapid Transit seeks to advance inclusivity in Madison public transportation, The Badger Herald

January 28, 2019, DNR hearing: Wisconsin River contaminated by coal plant, Stevens Point News

January 14, 2018, Bucking trend, Wisconsin utilities burned more coal in 2017; environmentalists warn against gas investments, Wisconsin State Journal

January 2, 2018, "Air Quality & Lead Among Environmental Concerns Of 2018", UWUM

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