EPA Aims to Lower Coal Plant Carbon Emissions12/17/14
Greenhouse gas emitted from coal-burning plants come under fire in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan.
Wisconsin's Growing Urban Wood Movement: Repurposing Downed City Trees
Historically, the wood from the dead or diseased trees lining city streets has been chipped, chopped or simply dumped.
Mequon Teen's Film Focuses on the Legacy of Bhopal Disaster
The world's worst industrial disaster took place on December 3, 1984, when a gas leak at a Union Carbide pesticide plant killed thousands of people in...
Milwaukee's East Side Home To Extremely Green Apartments
Any day now, the 'Sage on Jackson' apartment complex is expected to be dubbed LEED Platinum Certified Building by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Public Can Weigh In on Future of I-94 East West Corridor
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has whittled down a pile of options to upgrade the freeway between 16th and 70th Streets.
New Documentary Warns Humans Could Be Responsible for Mass Extinction
The film Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink reveals what scientists have learned about two cataclysmic events that extinguished nearly every plant and...
Life's Voices: Melissa Cook
Melissa Cook manages the Hank Aaron State Trail. The project has been many years in the making.
High-Capacity Well Debate Runs Deep in Wisconsin's Central Sands
The eight-county agricultural hub spans from Wausau to Portage. Water abounds -the Wisconsin River, 300 lakes, mile upon mile of mile of trout streams.
Milwaukee's New East Library Honors Its Past, While Folding in...
After sixteen months of construction and many more of planning, Milwaukee Public Library's new East Branch opens its doors to the public.
New Report Raises Concern about Quality of Southeastern Wisconsin's...
Clean Wisconsin is the state’s largest and oldest environmental organization. Today it releases “Don’t Drink the Water”. The reports explores the...
Two Mines, Two Countries, Shared Concerns
Miriam Pixtun Monroy lives an hour from Guatemala's capitol and is fighting a gold mining operation she say threatens her indigenous Maya Kiqchikel...
Update: PSC Approves We Energies' Requested Rate Hike
After months of contention, the Public Service Commission voted Friday to allow We Energies to raise fixed monthly charges from $9 to $16.
3 Milwaukee Experiences to Add to Your Bucket List
Milwaukee is home to countless hidden treasures.
County Board Vote on O'Donnell Park Stalls
The county board lobbed the issue back and forth Thursday; only to defer a vote until its December meeting.
Views Vary on Future of O'Donnell Park in Milwaukee
The park might be better known for its parking garage than the green space on top.
Racine-based Foundation Effort to Tackle U.S. Freshwater Challenges Ends
Over the last six years, The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread invested $7 million in forging partnerships to find freshwater solutions.
Some Scientists Want Wisconsin's Wolves Relisted As Endangered
Earlier this month, six researchers from around the country issued a letter of concern about the management of Wisconsin’s wolf population.
Rishi Tea Settles into Menomonee Valley
Two Rufus King grads created Rishi Tea 17 years ago. Three moves and a lot of growth later, the company built a 50,000 square foot building with plenty...
Evidence of Asian Carp DNA Detected in Green Bay Waters, Heightens...
Silver carp DNA was discovered in the Fox River, a tributary of Lake Michigan.
Life Begins to Sprout in Milwaukee's Century City
The former home of A.O Smith, on the city’s north side, stood vacant for years. Now, new construction is helping revitalize the former manufacturing hub.
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