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Job posting for W.A.V.E - "Equity and Outreach Project Lead"

Position open at WAVE – Milwaukee.- https://waveedfund.org/

Deadline to apply, Feb 26 - Send resume and cover letter to Deja Garner at DG@WaveEdFund.org

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Wisconsin Environmental groups: Apply for pro bono assistance from MEA!

Are you working to protect clean water and air in your community? Would you be a more effective environmental advocate if you had access to legal and policy support? If so, we encourage you to apply for pro bono assistance from MEA! We are especially interested in proposals that would help make government more open, inclusive, and accountable for communities that have historically been denied a meaningful voice in environmental decision-making.

Open Air Burning of PFAS by U.S. Army will Continue, Despite Public Outcry

CSWAB UPDATE

 Effective today, a permit issued by the State of Tennessee and U.S. EPA Region 4 will allow the U.S. Army to continue open air burning of toxic PFAS chemicals at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant, despite objections from hundreds of citizens and more than 70 organizations. 

Paid leave is essential to help stop the spread of COVID-19 AND to help women

Women hold nearly two-thirds of the 40 lowest paid jobs in the country- and these low-wage workers are the most likely to not have paid sick leave.

When Congress finally passed a $900 billion stimulus package in December, extending eviction moratoriums, unemployment insurance and stimulus checks, it notably left one provision out: paid leave.

Safe Skies Wisconsin Reports – Block 4 upgrade will allow F-35 fighter jets to carry nuclear weapons

The new Block 4 upgrade allows the F-35 fighter jets to carry nuclear weapons.

Midwest Renewable Energy Association is Hiring! posted Jan 26

MREA in Custer, WI is looking for a Media Coordinator to help support the development and implementation of our digital media and virtual presence. Working with MREA staff, this individual will guide the development of engaging audio and video content suitable for MREA’s YouTube channel, social media, and email marketing. This individual will be responsible for media strategy development and implementation, with an aim to grow subscribers, viewers, and partners.

John LaForge of Nukewatch - writes Op-Ed for PeaceVoice, CounterPunch and The Progressive Jan 21

John LaForge of Nukewatch 

Enbridge Line 3 RESISTANCE - Video interview with Paul DeMain

Building Unity’s Media Project interviews Paul DeMain, nationally known journalist and environmental activist. Paul brings us first hand news about Enbridge’s rush to lay a lot of pipe before 5 courts are scheduled to give Native Nations their days in Court in 35 to 40 days. As all of this is happening, indigenous and non-indigenous resisters pray, sing, and cause disruptions and delays for huge semi trucks of pipe. Enbridge brought 4,000 pipe laying workers in from all around the country.

 

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