Category: Environment

May 3, 2011-WI Joint Committee On Finance votes to kill jobs and cut clean energy innovation

Wisconsin Radio Network reported how the Wisconsin Joint Committee On Finance voted along party lines to cut funding for clean energy jobs as well as favoring anti-environmental interests that support Scott Walker’s agenda. Jackie Johnson reports: [audio:http://www.wrn.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/PSC1va050311b.mp3|autostart=no] It’s not just political maneuvering to point out that…

Earth Day 2011-Exposing Scott Walker as an enemy of Wisconsin’s environmental future

Besides displaying belligerent cronyism, pushing hell-bent policies to privatize everything, smashmouthing for carelessly unmonitored deregulation, attempting to squash collective bargaining and destroy the middle class, attacking seniors and children by stripping away protective policies that have proven successful, Scott Walker also wants to offer the people…

If Walker has his way, look for stinkier, deadlier lakes in Wisconsin

A pound of phosphorus, from eutrophication (sewage effluent and agricultural run-off carrying fertilizers), can produce five hundred pounds of fish-killing, poisonous, very smelly and potentially dangerous algae in Wisconsin waters. Besides the smell and fish-kill and other consequences, such environmental damage affects recreation, fishing, hunting and…

Walker and Kasich Won’t Be Allowed to Re-Purpose High-Speed Rail Funding

One would hope voters in Wisconsin and Ohio have a tad bit of buyer’s remorse with a slight case of sticker shock when those who voted for these clownish Tea Party-backed politicians see just how civics-challenged and fiscally insane their chosen bought out candidates are. Two…