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Tone Madison article: Housing development within F-35 flight path expected to proceed

Check out this article in Tone Madison, written by Olivia R. Williams - researcher, writer, advocate, and practitioner working for the decommodification of land and housing. They received a PhD in Geography in 2017 from Florida State University with research on community land trusts (CLTs), and began working at Madison Area Community Land Trust as the executive director in 2020. Illustration by Andrew Mulhearn.

By Dec 8, WRITE DNR STAFF AND SUPPORT THE ADOPTION OF NEW PFAS DRINKING WATER STANDARDS!

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has begun to draft rules to establish state PFAS standards for drinking water. Data, scientific evidence and community testimony around PFAS raises the alarm for strong and immediate action on proposed rules for drinking water and surface water standards. Our groundwater, Starkweather Creek, the Yahara chain of lakes and our fish in and around Madison are already contaminated with PFAS thousands of times the anticipated water standard.

Review the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Point Beach Nuclear Reactor- be ready for Dec 8!!

The draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) has been released for the proposed action of the license extension for Point Beach Nuclear Reactors. A 45-day comment period will start when the DEIS has been published in the Federal Register. Learn more about the EIS process and to view the DEIS to start reviewing, visit https://psr-wisconsin.org/point-beach-eis

 

See more - about December 8th's opportunity for public input: http://wnpj.org/node/13340

Tell President Biden & Congress to Halt Inhumane Expulsions at the Border

Please take action to tell our government to stop inhumane treatment of asylum-seekers at our southern border!  Please also share this with your own networks and on social media.

Contact your Representatives - "Unfreeze Afghan $$$"

Use the information in the notice below to send a message to the President and Congress demanding that they take measures to stop the starvation of the Afghan people. Then follow up with a phone call to your member of Congress. The Capitol Switchboard is 202-224-3121.

#Warm4Holidays Challenge!

Attention crafty people! Join in on this challenge #Warm4Holidays created by renowned prison abolitionist Mariame Kaba and author of We Do This ‘Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transformative Justice.

Coming soon: WNPJ Online Member Circle!

WNPJ will soon have an online member circle. This will be different from the WNPJ website which is available to the public. With the Online Member Circle, members will receive a password into an online community where they can share information about their organizing efforts, turn to each other for tips and resources, and overall stay connected with one another. Keep an eye out for an informational video from us sharing more details in the coming weeks.

TAKING ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE and the MILITARY!

Congresswoman Lee Introduced a Resolution to Monitor and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the U.S. Military. Barbara Lee’s legislation demands that the U.S. military account for its heavy carbon bootprint and track, reduce and report greenhouse gas emissions for all operations, including troop deployments, overseas bases and bombings. WIsconsin's Gwen Moore is a co-sponsor.

Huda Alkaff: RECIPIENT OF THE THIRD ANNUAL CATALYST AWARD

WASHINGTON, DC—Rachel’s Network announced the awardees and finalists of its third annual Catalyst Award. The award honors women leaders of color for their commitment to a healthy planet, and provides them with a cash prize, networking opportunities, and national recognition for their work. Congratulations to Huda Alkaff, Wisconsin Green Muslims, Milwaukee, WI

Decolonize....another in the series of 'Let Kindness Win'

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