Yesterday, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ policy board increased licensing costs for sulfide mining in the state. As part of the policy changes, the board is also setting aside places that are no-go zones for sulfide mining — including wildlife refuges and other places of environmental significance. But do the new policies go far […]
To protect Wisconsin waterways from agricultural runoff, PFAS and other “forever chemicals”, flooding, and other assaults has been the challenge of the River Alliance of Wisconsin. Executive Director Raj Shulka talks about the group’s efforts to strengthen rules, enforcement, and inter-county cooperation to protect Wisconsin’s waters. See their “Water Agenda” on their website.
Morocco, Greenland, Flint Michigan and Los Angeles are just some of the locales depicted in the films showcased in the 12th annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival. The Festival lands in Madison’s Barrymore Theater on March 20th and returns to Green Bay’s Backstage at the Meyer on April 25th. The event is sponsored by the […]
The River Alliance of Wisconsin is a non-profit group that works to maintain clean rivers, lakes, and streams all over the state — focussing on aquatic invasive species, agriculture run-off, sulfite mining, high-capacity wells, and more. Jan talks with Danika Lane, Communications Director of that group, about the group’s goals and activities, and how you […]
With cuts to the DNR, lax persecution of pollution violators, high volume wells used by corporate farms and companies, and new laws which allow unregulated filling of wetlands, Wisconsin legislators are moving our water protection backwards, all in the interest of corporations. Jan speaks with Raj Shukla, Executive Director of the River Alliance of Wisconsin, […]
Jan Miyasaki talks to Amanda Perdzock, Statewide Aquatic Invasive Species Program Director of the River Alliance of Wisconsin, about threats to Wisconsin waterways and how that group is working to protect our waters.