8 O'Clock Buzz
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Chrysalis, a member organization of Community Shares of Wisconsin, which helps those with substance abuse or mental health issues gain employment — a great first step! Jan talks with Alysha Clark, Assistant Director and Peer Specialist at Chrysalis about their programs.
Even in the digital age, the art of creating physical DIY magazines, known as zines, continues to flourish around the country. Here in Madison, the seventh annual Print and Resist Zine Fest recently fell victim to the Coronavirus Pandemic ban on large assembly events, but hopes to have a new life later this year. In […]
In August of 2018, an unheard-of 13 inches of rain fell just west of Madison in less than 24 hours. That deluge shattered all rainfall records in the State of Wisconsin, causing flash floods that filled city streets, swept away cars, bridges and trees and, after filling up Lake Mendota, threatened to overtop the Tenney […]
Article 1, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution requires the federal government to conduct an “actual enumeration” of all people residing in the nation every ten years. The logistical operation that is the U.S. Census is a formidable endeavor. The Census Bureau staffs up every ten years, hoping to leave no stone unturned in finding […]
Controversy continues over centralized storage of “spent” nuclear fuel or hardened on-site storage. Kevin Kamps from “Beyond Nuclear” talks about the potential issues related to transportation of these materials on our highways, rails, and water to centralized “interim” storage facilities.
Firefighting foam, once thought to be a safe means to control jet fuel fires, has now been strongly linked to PFAS contamination of water in Madison and other areas. Lance Green from “Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin” talks to Jan about the PFAS issues linked to the Air National Guard and the subject of the […]