In past shows, the Perpetual Notion Machine has focused a lot on the dangers present in our Yahara lakes system. In tonight’s episode, we look beyond our backyard to the Great Lakes themselves. So, PNM’s Lincoln Tice talks with Peter McIntyre, Associate Professor and limnologist at UW-Madison’s Center for Limnology. He researches the ecology, evolution, […]
Madison’s lakes and watershed have had their share of problems. And the scarcity of water out West is nothing new, especially when it concerns the Colorado River. PNM’er Kai Brito caught up with David Owen, the author of the book Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River. David has also been […]
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 & […]