(WORT) — A potential huge new dairy farm in Green County has residents upset – and they are getting organized. Last night, three hundred neighbors gathered in the small community of Monroe, Wisconsin, about 40 miles south of Madison, to discuss action.
Is there anything we can do save ourselves from dramatic climate change going forward? Today Patty Peltekos talks with Tim Flannery, author of “Atmosphere of Change.” His new book looks at new possibilities for mitigating climate change that are emerging now, leading up to the United Nations Climate Change Summit to be held in Paris […]
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 […]
Today host Patty Peltekos talks with Mary Norris, author contributor to The New Yorker. Her book, “Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen,” takes her decades of copy editing and addresses the hilarity of the English language and the way we use it. Mary Norris has been working at The New Yorker since […]
Patty Peltekos is the new host of Monday’s A Public Affair, 12–1pm, replacing Yuri Rashkin, who is now teaching full-time at UW-Whitewater in Communications. Finally, we have the chance to find out why Patty is such a news junkie. WORT: What was the first news story you remember paying attention to? Patty: I was five […]
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.