City of Madison

Dane County proposal could monitor, regulate airport PFAS levels

‘Pretty much everywhere people look, they find these chemicals,’ UW expert says

State of Wisconsin

EPA proposal could put PFAS on contaminant list, UW experts support decision

'[EPA decision] could have major impacts on human health,' environmental policy expert says

City of Madison

Common Council attempts to reduce single-use plastic waste, passes plastic straw ordinance

Restaurants to receive citations upon plastic straw infractions after educational grace period

City of Madison

UW, Madison Water Utility work to address tensions from PFAS

Thousands of PFAS still in use in environment, Madison Water Utility information officer says

Column

It’s true — science is not a liberal conspiracy

Partisan divide in public trust of scientists reveals Republican scientific policy counteracts research, progress

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin DNR says EPA’s lead, copper proposed revisions are not enough

"[The] critical issue of full lead service line replacement must be addressed immediately, not decades from now," Gov. Tony Evers says

Column

EPA regulations overreach of executive powers, create harmful confusion

Clean Water Act helped save our waters, but failed to clearly define scope of its jurisdiction

Column

Foxconn’s free pass on air pollution costs Wisconsinites their health

Limiting environmental restrictions to certain regions may give business an edge, but unjust to public

Herald

A combined academic effort must be made to combat limited climate change policy

Climate change, like many issues, is not black and white

Column

Trump’s lies on energy will catch up with him

With increases in natural gas consumption and an inevitable impact from climate change, the president's energy plans are foolish

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