The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is investigating a fish kill which occurred in Isabelle Creek, in the Pierce County community of Ellsworth.
The inter-agency council of Wisconsin state government working to respond to the prevalence of cancer-causing chemicals in the state’s water released its 2022 progress report on Thursday, which shows some progress has been made but the state is still working to improve its ability to track and find sources of contamination.
The economics of modern agriculture are pushing farmers across Wisconsin to get bigger or die, yet the state’s rules guiding where large farms can be located haven’t been updated in more than 15 years and the board responsible for hearing appeals of those decisions has had a number of vacant seats for years.
Gov. Tony Evers announced on Tuesday a new $10 million grant program to help people replace, reconstruct, treat or abandon private wells in an effort to improve access to clean drinking water across the state.
Alliant Energy is starting a new energy-saving program that the utility’s demand-side manager, Kari Gehrke, describes as “a simple way [for customers] to save money and reduce their carbon footprint at the same time.”
Wisconsin is home to many natural splendors only a hike away, many of these being the magnificent waterfalls scattered throughout the upper northern parts of the state.
Gov. Evers reaffirmed his commitment towards taking action on PFAS cleanup and setting a health standard for PFAS consumer safety.
Due to the high fire threat in northeast Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is urging the public to refrain from burning.
by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerMay 13, 2022 An update to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) rules that guide logging on public lands has raised concerns among activists that the department will allow more trees to be cut down and harm the state’s northern forests. The DNR’s Forestry Best Management Practices Advisory Committee is working …