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“Our mission is to improve the environment cost-effectively, but it’s getting harder to do that with the changing climate that we’re currently facing,” MMSD Executive Director Kevin Shafer says. Read more

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Get personally involved in local politics and social justice causes; find out how by reading Saving Our Democracy. Read more

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David Overstreet is an archaeologist who has spent much of his life working in very old Wisconsin dirt excavating ancient skeletons and artifacts. Read more

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Under the umbrella of the Water Council, Milwaukee’s water cluster companies focus their energies on solving critical and ongoing water-use issues aided by investment by state and local governments and universities. Read more

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We take a closer look at three additional MPS schools that go above and beyond their state-mandated curricula. Read more

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Kevin Shafer, executive director of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Sewerage District, describes how the MMSD’s operations increasingly involve “green infrastructure"—wide-ranging, sustainable solutions undertaken to promote better overall wa... Read more

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“Nothing kills a river like concrete,” says photographer Eddee Daniel. He knows what he is talking about. His work and pieces by installation artist Melanie Ariens are on view at Alfons Gallery through July 31 in an exhibition that juxta... Read more

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For the public officials who safeguard Milwaukee’s water, Cryptosporidium changed everything.Two decades ago, the parasite passed through Read more

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Preliminary results conducted by a UW-Milwaukee researcher show that “green infrastructure” has boosted property values in Milwaukee.According to researcher Kate Madison Read more

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

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After people’s lives—and their basements—have been deluged with floodwaters, nothing makes them madder than not having someone to be mad at.Kris Kristofferson wrote: “Everybody’s gotta have somebody to look down on … Read more

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What’s the best way to ensure that local industriesare not sending a harmful a What’s your take? Write: editor@shepex.com or comment on this story online at www.ex ,News Features Read more

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