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ACLU of Wisconsin is hiring a Community Engagement Manager

ACLU of Wisconsin is hiring a Community Engagement Manager!  You can find the job posting on our website

DNR Has Authority to Order Explosives Testing at Badger, EPA Says

 As we’ve previously reported, CSWAB is pressing for comprehensive testing of soils at Badger Army Ammunition Plant that are the source groundwater contamination that has migrated offsite. Unsafe levels of all six (6) isomers of DNT are present in groundwater, however the Army has only tested for two (2) forms of DNT. CSWAB wants the Army to conduct soil sampling to inform the potential future risk to the community. 

Lanterns for Peace in Madison Aug 9

 

Mon. Aug. 9th 6:30 pm Tenney Park Shelter (402 N. Thornton Ave.) Lanterns for Peace – hosted by Madison Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR WI). Join us for this family friendly event to commemorate the lives lost in the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings 76 years ago and make sure that such nuclear attacks never again take place.

Former staff member of WNPJ arrested protecting the water - Stop Line 3

Carl Sack, formerly of Madison - now residing in Duluth -  was arrested today in Becker County, MN for protecting the water from the oil line. 

CSWAB in the NEWS - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

So-called 'forever chemicals' are polluting waterways. But regulating them is proving to be a long journey. 

Peace Action Steering Committee member and Grandma arrested defending our waters from the Line 3 oil pipeline

On July 29 Jill Fergusen stood in front of an Enbridge Oil Corporation pump used to withdraw some of the 5 billion gallons of water MN Gov. Walz and the DNR have given the Canadian company. She was in northern Minnesota at Coffee Pot Landing at the request of indigenous rights organization Honor the Earth to stop the extreme harm being done to the earth by construction of Line 3.

Musicians, vets join forces with Warrior Songs - Madison

Founder of Warrior Songs Jason Moon is featured in an article in the Cap Times this week. If you're in Madison Thursday, Aug 5th,  5:15 pm, you can hear Jason in concert free at the top of State Street, by the Veterans Museum, 30 W. Mifflin St. - as part of the release of the album "The Last Thing We Ever Do".  The mission of Warrior Songs, according to founder Jason Moon, is rooted in a "From Story to Song" philosophy, where veterans are partnered with musicians to transform traumatic experiences from their service into songs to facilitate healing.

U.S. Army Recants Promise to Test for All Explosives at Badger Ammo

The 300-acre Settling Ponds Area (above) spans more than 2 miles along the southern boundary of the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant. During active production years, these ponds received sanitary and industrial wastewater from the entire facility and surface runoff from the Nitroglycerine, Rocket Paste, and Magazine areas. Contaminated sediment removed during dredging operations were placed alongside the ponds and wetlands have been mapped throughout the area. (near Merrimac, WI)

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