Environment/Energy

Citizens and Local Governments Request Full Party Status in Transmission Case In Record Numbers

When Kerry Beheler of Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, became aware of the significant habitat impacts of the proposed Cardinal-Hickory Creek high voltage transmission line in the Driftless Area, she began to educate herself. The decision came down to her daily life,“Many of the natural places where I conduct bird surveys, teach environmental education, work to restore native habitat, and where our community members enjoy the peace of natural surroundings, would be ravaged by 170 foot high towers and massive cables.

Open Letter to Wisconsin Representatives on Farming and the Environment

Rural Wisconsin needs leadership, a kind that is proactive and creative with respect to our rural communities and the environment. What we have received, especially after this last round of extreme weather events in August, fell far short of what was needed. Instead of planning for the inevitable, our state representatives react as if tornadoes and floods are rare.

Sign on to the PFAS Community Campaign

Laura Olah, the Executive Director of Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger, Coordinator of the PFAS Community Campaign - Wisconsin and National Coordinator of the Cease Fire Campaign is helping to organize a statewide campaign in response to toxic PFAS groundwater contamination at Wisconsin military sites like Fort McCoy, Volk Field, Truax Field, and General Mitchell Air National Guard.

Sign on to the PFAS Community Campaign

Laura Olah, the Executive Director of Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger, Coordinator of the PFAS Community Campaign - Wisconsinn and National Coordinator of the Cease Fire Campaign is helping to organize a statewide campaign in response to toxic PFAS groundwater contamination at Wisconsin military sites like Fort McCoy, Volk Field, Truax Field, and General Mitchell Air National

Operation: Shake the Ground

Jim Tittle's new film production is ready for you to view!

You can't miss this new documentary; share it with others interested in what is happening to people and their surroundings in the Midwest!

Midwest Pictures
Wendy Johnson and Jim Tittle
frackingsand@gmail.com

For Immediate Release         June 4, 2018

Action: Diversion of Great Lakes Water for Foxconn Challenged

On Friday afternoon, Midwest Environmental Advocates filed a legal action under the Great Lakes Compact to challenge the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ approval of the City of Racine’s request to divert 7 million gallons per day (MGD) of Great Lakes water outside the Great Lakes Basin.  

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. 

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