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Wisconsin Drops Environmental Testing for 3 PFAS found in Firefighting Foams

Environmental testing by the Wisconsin DNR detected three PFAS chemicals (10:2 FTS, PFHxDA and PFODA) in firefighting foam and soil at the huge ATC Transformer Fire in Madison in 2019. In a surprising move this week, the WDNR announced that it will be dropping these same three chemicals to match EPA’s less stringent testing protocols.

Bills Introduced in WI March 2 to prevent transgender student athletes from participating in organized sports at school.

GSAFE in the news - proposed legislation aimed at limiting transgender student athletes from participating in organized sports at school.

Today two bills were introduced in the Wisconsin legislature that would prevent transgender student athletes from participating in organized sports at school.

Wisconsin Should RETAIN Environmental Testing for 3 PFAS found in Firefighting Foams - from CSWAB

3/2/21“We couldn’t be more disappointed in the WDNR’s announcement* today. Wisconsin should be ADDING to the list of PFAS compounds that are included in initial site screening, not taking away. We know that all three (10:2 FTS, PFHxDA and PFODA) are found in firefighting foam, which includes exposures to firefighters at the huge ATC Transformer Fire in Madison in 2019,” said Laura Olah, Executive Director, Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger.

MREA Files Lawsuit to Open Solar Opportunities for Wisconsinites

MREA Files Lawsuit to Open Solar and Other Clean Energy Opportunities for Wisconsinites

Lay Down My Sword and Shield

An eight-week online course taught by Kathy Kelly starting April 2021

Gov. Tony Evers Announces $322 million Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) Program

The Wisconsin Community Action Program Association (WISCAP) supports Gov. Tony Evers for his announcement of the $322 million Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) Program.

The program will provide financial assistance for rent, rental arrearages, utility costs, utility arrearages, and wrap around services for eligible households who have experienced impacted income resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Madison Reading Project announces....

Attention: Check your eligibility for a Faithful Climate Action Fellowship!

Young Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) Christians and Muslims (ages 18-26) who are passionate about climate and their faith in the Midwest and Southeast are invited to apply for the Faithful Climate Action Fellowship.

Application deadline is February 22, 2021.

See http://www.FaithfulClimateAction.org/

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