Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: UW must take steps to restore composting program

UW's successful composting program was abruptly halted in 2021 but relaunching program remains possible

Features

Pass the PFAS: Wisconsin communities grapple with ‘forever chemicals’ as state, federal officials stall regulation standards

'Sometimes you wonder who's looking out for us,' Marinette Water Operations Manager says

Column

EPA’s recent toxics release data lacks accessible risk assessments for Wisconsin residents

Raw data without risk assessments deprive citizens' of their ability to hold facilities accountable for toxic releases

Science News

‘Following the plume’: Pilot study underway to clean up PFAS contamination in Dane County

Verona based company trying novel microbe-based decontamination

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

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