The Plastic Coalition -Ted Talk Dianna Cohen Tough truths about plastic pollution
Neighbor conflict highlights limits of pollution regulation By Lee Bergquist of the Journal Sentinel Updated 4:00 a.m. Mequon — On Jan. 31, Ben Arnold watched a river of tainted, melting snow from a neighboring farm meander across his property and flow into one of his ponds. The invading water — some of it dark as […]
Journal Times editorial: DNR shouldn’t abdicate its responsibilties The Journal Times Editorial Board Mar 6, 2016 The Department of Natural Resources is the one agency in Wisconsin tasked with protecting our air and water. So it’s alarming to learn that the DNR is on the verge of abdicating that responsibility in the name of making […]
Fifty-seven DNR staff receive layoff notices amid talk of budget cuts Fifty-seven employees of the state Department of Natural Resources began receiving formal notices this week that they might face layoff as part of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget for the next two fiscal years. DNR spokesman Bill Cosh said that of that number, 27 employees […]
Click here to read the full article: Journal Sentinel -DNR might allow some firms to draft their own Environmental Permits Secretary Cathy Stepp, who was appointed secretary in 2011 by Republican Gov. Scott Walker, spoke at a forum in Florida in January 2015 and expressed frustration in trying to spark a cultural shift with […]
Spraying liquid manure in Kewaunee County – Ponderosa CAFO owner is the head of the County Land and Water Commission! REALLY?
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Bills rolling back environmental safeguards pass Assembly GOP says legislation boosting private property rights is long overdue; conservationists see harm to public’s right to enjoy Wisconsin waters. Click above to read the entire Wisconsin State Journal article.
Preview of Spring and Summer: Roadside Wildflowers Sunday February 28 @ 4:00 at Crossroads Wildflowers of all types were photographed while bicycling the county and town roads of the peninsula during spring, summer and fall of one year. The resulting slide show demonstrates the visual attractiveness of the roadsides. The great variety of vegetation serves […]
SAVE EAGLE TOWER UPDATE SAVE EAGLE TOWER UPDATE There were three meetings last week: SET Committee Meeting with Bret Bicoy – fund raising and the Door Community Foundation. SET Committee Meeting – teleconference with Jim Draegger. Strategy planned for submitting the Eagle Tower for the state and national register. The focus will be on historic […]