14 results for tag: Environment


FARMS NOT FACTORIES

FARMS NOT FACTORIES By Joyce Luedke (This letter was written to Mr. Bill Clark, Environmental Review Supervisor, DNR Service Center, 810 W. Maple Street, Spooner, WI 54801) Re: Proposed Badgerwood LLC Swine CAFO in Bayfield County—Comments on EIS Scoping Dear Mr. Clark: “We offer these comments on the scope of the Badgerwood swine CAFO Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to ensure that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) independently, thoroughly credibly evaluates the Badgerwood proposal.  As you know, we had requested the DNR to undertake an EIS. We greatly appreciate that it will do so.  We ask that you adopt our ...

ACTION NEEDED ON CLIMATE CHANGE

ACTION NEEDED ON CLIMATE CHANGE By Rev. Janet Wolfe Pope Francis issued his encyclical in June encouraging us to take action now on climate change. Then the Environmental Protection Agency issued its Clean Air Plan last week. Both of these are important to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, the biggest contributor to global warming. Protecting the environment should not be a partisan issue, because it is extremely important for the future of the planet, for our grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ninety seven percent of scientists believe that climate change is at least in part human caused. One of the major contributors is ...

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY ON APRIL 22…..

There was a time when man took no more Than he needed. That time is gone…. There was a time when he gave something back. That time is gone…. There was a time when he worshipped the creator And honored creation. That time too is gone… Now the waters are polluted. Our natural resources are all but gone And creation is dying… It is time… To find our way back to the earth. --Kevin Thunderhorse Wright   It is easy on warm sunny days to find my way back to the earth. Spring flowers are blooming. Lettuce planted last November has sprouted. Rhubarb plants are pushing through the soil. I grew up in Wisconsin and took our natural ...

Clean Green Action lists 2015 Projects

Clean Green Action (formerly known as Citizens for a Clean, Green & Welcoming Community) is beginniing its eighth year of working on projects that focus on sustainability and reducing our impact on the environment. In 2014 we continued to build on successes in previous years, and in 2015 we will maintain some past projects while adding some new projects. Continuing projects include the following: Choose to Reuse – This event, which is organized by different area townships (e.g. Rome, Grant, Grand Rapids, Saratoga, Seneca), allows people to drop off useful items for others to have for free. Check with your local township for dates. Rec...