Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel issued a formal opinion Tuesday about how the state Department of Natural Resources should regulate high-capacity wells. Darien Lamen reports on whether the announcement will shift the balance between industry and conservation.
Essential to life, in recent years the state’s water supply has been threatened by deregulation, farm run-off, lead contamination, and more. Sarah Geers from the Midwest Environmental Advocates discusses their organization’s mission and activities to keep Wisconsin’s water safe. In addition to litigations, they are teaming up with the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts & […]
On to the second week of our Radio Active Fall Pledge Drive! In honor of the anniversary of the Clean Water Act, today Patty Peltekos talks with Kim Wright, Executive Director of Midwest Environmental Advocates, to discuss this and new developments in Kewaunee County regarding the proposed CAFO. Executive Director Kim Wright is also the former director […]
Guest host Patty Peltekos discussed this and more on Wisconsin CAFOs with Scott Dye, a field associate with the Socially Responsible Agriculture Project, Tressie Kamp from Midwest Environmental Advocates, and Kewaunee County Resident Mick Sagrillo.
“People have all the power we want,” declares Kim Wright, the indefatigable lawyer, environmental champion, and director of the Midwest Environmental Advocates.
Why are nine LaCrosse residents suing the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources? What’s problematic about the proposed expansion of rail lines carrying crude oil through the Upper Mississippi River? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!