The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose restrictions on harmful "forever chemicals" in drinking water after finding they are dangerous in amounts so small as to be undetectable.
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose restrictions on harmful “forever chemicals” in drinking water after finding they are dangerous in amounts so small as to be undetectable. But experts say removing them will cost billions. Here's a look at scenes from the front lines …
With no intervention, some Wisconsin lakes studied by scientists have seen populations of the invasive crayfish decline, leading to improved habitat for native species.
The Madison area can expect at least 4 inches of snow to accumulate throughout the day Thursday, beginning about 6 a.m., the National Weather Service says.
Water clarity could make spotting a sturgeon easier this year, but when the season begins Saturday, ice conditions could be less-than-optimal.
Wisconsin's bear population has tripled since 1989.
"Nature is a crazy thing, and ice can't be trusted," a sheriff's official said of the yawning gap in the ice.
Nearby residents are perplexed by a huge open area in Lake Monona this winter.
Baiting and feeding deer in Waupaca County will remain banned in the county after after chronic wasting disease was discovered there for the first time in a wild deer.
Gov. Tony Evers has appointed a southwestern Wisconsin farmer to the state Department of Natural Resources policy board.
Eagle Watching Days in Sauk City and Prairie du Sac celebrates its 37th year next weekend and is the state's longest-running eagle-watching event.
Focused on young children, 'Caretakers of Wonder' will stress unstructured, 'wild play' in nature.
Advocates say electric grid operators must better prepare for extreme weather and that more transmission lines can help lessen the risk of blackouts.
The paper presents a simplified framework for understanding how the chemicals are moving through the jumble of soil, sand, rock and water that lie between the surface and deep aquifers.
Last week's winter storm that brought bitter cold and strong winds that pushed the ice to the east helped Lake Mendota freeze over.
Managing holiday waste can be overwhelming, so here are some tips for making your holidays a little simpler, and greener.
Scientists are taking a first step toward a hoped-for system that would track carbon dioxide and pH levels in all five Great Lakes over multiple years.
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The synthetic chemicals, which do not break down naturally, have been linked to health problems including low birth weight, cancer, and liver disease.
“Climate is the defining issue of our time,” Rhodes-Conway said. “We will be working to make sure these investments benefit cities and their residents.”
Decades of industrial use have contaminated the soil and groundwater, raising concerns about whether or how the site can be made safe for habitation.
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The 325-megawatt Walworth County project will be the second solar-plus-storage plant owned by WEC Energy Group and MGE, which are seeking to buy a third for $648 million.
Complaint: A Kewaunee dairy farmer conspired with a trucker and agronomist to dump up to 3 million gallons of excess manure on saturated fields and submitted falsified records.
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' administration plans to ask state environmental officials again for permission to develop limits on a group of chemicals known as PFAS in Wisconsin groundwater.
The Public Service Commission voted 2-1 Thursday to issue a ruling that a family can lease solar panels from a company other than a regulated utility.
The goal of the project is to understand where air pollution is a problem, give people information to guide their health decisions and ultimately take actions to address health disparities.
The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the city and three community partner organizations $429,746 to create an enhanced air quality monitoring program with a focus on low-income, minority and other underserved neighborhoods where air tends to be dirtier and people are often more vu…
The permit would authorize approved people to handle, possess, propagate, remove and relocate endangered or threatened species, including bats, snakes, mussels, snails and plants.
Hunters killed 14% more deer during the opening weekend of this year’s nine-day gun season than in 2021, largely due to snow cover that made hunting easier, state wildlife officials said Tuesday.