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Joining the zebra mussel and other unwanted invaders in the Great Lakes region is the New Zealand mudsnail; it has recently been discovered in Wisconsin rivers. more

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Wisconsin’s environment may be under threat because of a Walker-Trump scheme to weaken the DNR and the EPA. more

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Science is out at the DNR these days. Old-fashioned, right-wing, political propaganda is in. more

Taking Liberties 16 Comments

Roughly 70,000 older Milwaukee homes have pipes that could be contaminating residents’ drinking water with lead and need to be replaced. But at about $3,000 per home, who will pay for the more than $500 million needed to fix the problem? more

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The faith-based social justice organization WISDOM and its allies are supporting prisoners at Waupun and Fox Lake correctional institutions by attempting to donate bottled water to them following reports of unhealthy levels of lead and copp... more

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Pending court cases and a new deadline of Dec. 31 could force Milwaukee County to jumpstart its solution to this years-long battle over fixing the Estabrook Dam and reinstating a lake within the Milwaukee River or pulling it out of the wate... more

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Waukesha still needs to jump through a few hoops before it receives Lake Michigan water under the Great Lakes Water Compact. more

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When corporate polluters no longer have to worry about being prosecuted for destroying the environment to boost their profits, can we truly believe they will voluntarily stop pollution out of the goodness of their hearts? more

Taking Liberties 7 Comments

Gov. Scott Walker’s recent proposal to gut the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shows that not only is he a rabid right-winger, he’s living in denial. more

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“This is your life and it’s ending one minute at a time.” -Tyler Durden.We’ve gone from horse power to steam power to internal combustion to the speed of information. The contemporary world doesn’t allow for much time between breaths. That’s w.. more

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Ed called up Charley and said the two of them owed it to themselves to go on one last Wisconsin deer hunt. They weren’t getting any younger and everybody else in their old deer hunting party more

Taking Liberties

Gov. Scott Walker and Republican legislators are launching a brand-new war on the poor in Wisconsin under an absurd belief the poor may have too much money more

Taking Liberties

Anyone who has ever spent time around a campfire in the woods while growing up remembers that eerie time in the dark of the night when someone quietly begins telling a really scary story more

Taking Liberties

On Sept. 10, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) will award a contract for work to be done on the Watertown Plank Interchange and the Highway 100/Union Pacific Railroad bridge more

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Milwaukeeans have been shivering and wet this past week, so it’s easy to believe that our soggy, cold April means that global warming or climate change isn’t a serious threat.But unfortunately it is. more

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After all the grim news we’ve had to endure at the end of the year, isn’t it great to live in a state where we don’t have to go very far at all to retreat into natural beauty and spiritual solitude? more

Taking Liberties

Rivers don’t respect political boundaries.So why should clean water advocates be divided by those artificial divisions?That was the thought that launched more

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Last Wednesday, a Milwaukee Common Council committee voted to pursue negotiations to sell Lake Michigan... more

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The deadline for a decision on Milwaukee County's crumbling Estabrook Dam is June 24, according to... more

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Gov. Scott Walker and his allies in the conservative movement and at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel claim... more

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