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Sulfide Mine Permit Denied: “A Win for Wetlands”

MARQUETTE, MI, Friday, January 8, 2021 – Regional environmental groups are celebrating the news that a disputed Wetlands Permit for Aquila Resources’ Back Forty sulfide mine has been denied by a Michigan Administrative Law Judge, concluding a two year review of the contested case.

Solar Sauk County program reaches program milestone, makes solar even more affordable

Baraboo, WI - May 8, 2018 - The Solar Sauk County program has reached its first benchmark of 50 kilowatts (kW), triggering savings that apply to everyone who goes solar through the program. The program, which began in March, allows individual home and commercial property owners to access lower prices for solar installations through the power of volume purchasing. As such, at each interval of 50, 125, and 200 kW of solar capacity that the program participants collectively achieve, the price of solar is reduced. 

WDNR Says Dredging Will Restore Health of Gruber’s Grove Bay

CSWAB VICTORY!

WDNR Says Dredging Will Restore Health of Gruber’s Grove Bay

JVP National's Chanukah Action Against Islamophobia

On December 21, the MMWC partnered with Jewish Voice For Peace-Milwaukee and a dozen other organizations as part of JVP National's Chanukah Action Against Islamophobia. Milwaukee was one of 25 JVP chapters across the country that took a very visible stand to show their unflinching commitment to fighting bigotry, discrimination and state violence, and their devotion to building interfaith community in this new political era.

Congress Requires Military to Pursue Alternatives to Burning Munitions

With President Obama’s signature on the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, a nationwide grassroots campaign to ensure the safe disposal of our nation’s conventional munitions stockpile secured a key victory. The amendment, written by U.S.

Fall Assembly Success, Video Links & Ways to Get More Involved

Thanks for the robust crowd at our 25th anniversary Fall Assembly! After a breif business meeting where the new board and the 2017 budget were approved, attendees heard a great panel discussion facilitated by board member Jessica Williams. The panel highlighted work that WNPJ and member groups have done with anti-war/pro-peace, immigrant rights, mining, race-based native mascots, and racial justice work. All of the panelists have years of experience in their field: Carlos Miranda, Barb Munson, Pat Popple, Bonnie Block and Z! Haukeness.

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