Most of Wisconsin has breathed cleaner air over the last several years, according to the American Lung Association. But as part of its annual national report card on the state of air quality, the group gave failing grades to six counties along Lake Michigan over smog pollution.Read More »
Wisconsin environmental regulators have reached an agreement with the state's largest business group and won't release results of water sampling for unregulated PFAS chemicals until the courts decide whether state law allows for testing for the manmade compounds.Read More »
A new study finds that historic sources of mercury pollution are driving higher concentrations of the contaminant in sport fish that live and feed in the Duluth-Superior harbor. The results indicate contamination from long ago still holds risks for coastal areas of the Great Lakes.
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Companies looking to mine copper, gold and silver in Wisconsin will face higher costs and have to work around an extensive list of off-limit areas under new rules the state Department of Natural Resources policy board overwhelmingly approved Wednesday.Read More »