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The new measure will very likely prompt a flurry of legal challenges. If upheld in court, it could tie the hands of future presidents on global warming.

The release of internal documents sought by The Hill related to the replacement last year of Yellowstone National

Ky. State Rep. Angie Hatton met with federal lawmakers to push for a bill that would bring home more than $100 million for coal communities.

During the Cold War, spy satellites were constantly circling the Earth. But while the intent of those satellites is generally to track human activities, the imagery they captured has also proved to be a trove of scientific data.

Ice losses indicate ‘devastating’ future for region and 1 billion people who depend on it for water

Augusta, ME -- Last night, the Maine Legislature passed LD 1494 which increases the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 80 percent by 2030 and 100 percent by 2050.

The annual Arctic thaw has kicked off with record-setting ice melt and sea ice loss that is several weeks ahead of schedule, scientists said, as the New York Times reported.

In the midst of intense public pressure for action on the climate crisis, former coal lobbyist and EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler did the opposite today by finalizing the Trump Administration's plan to roll back the Clean Power Plan - the first-ever safeguards from carbon pollution for existing power plants. Wheeler’s alternative -- the Dirty Power Plan -- is a deadly rollback and an illegal giveaway to…

Washington, DC-- Moments ago, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously passed a package to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals in drinking water and the environment. The package is limited-- it fails to halt ongoing sources of PFAS pollution in water and consumer products, does not initiate urgent cleanup of polluted sites, nor do the bills classify any PFAS chemicals as hazardous substances…

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, in Orlando, Florida, Donald Trump will officially announce his candidacy for President of the United States for the 2020 election cycle. This week, Trump will finalize his rollback of the Clean Power Plan, life-saving climate action that constituted the first-ever safeguard from carbon pollution for existing power plants, and replaced it with the Dirty Power Plan, a polluter giveaway that will lead…

Hilary Knight hopes to be remembered for her on-ice legacy, but equally for what she's done off the ice. Sparking change, not just in hockey but other industries.

A guy at a baseball came was caught enjoying a tub of mayonnaise with nothing but a spoon.

Assembly votes to expand minority teacher loan forgiveness
June 18, 2019
The Assembly approved by voice vote a bill that boosts a loan forgiveness program to incentivize more minorities to pursue a career in education
The bill, which boasted bipartisan support, would expand the program form Milwaukee to any school district in the state where at least 40 percent of the population is non-white. The expansion…

Assembly passes package addressing homelessness
June 18, 2019
The Assembly today approved a package of measures stemming from recommendations made last session by the Interagency Council on Homelessness
But the proposed funding for the measures, which comes out to roughly $3.8 million, can only be released at the discretion of the Joint Finance Committee
Assembly Majority Leader Jim Stieneke, R-Kaukauna, told reporters earlier today he was…

LFB: Property tax increases would be the same under JFC, Evers budgets
June 18, 2019
Property taxes on a median-value home would go up the same amount under the GOP’s budget plan as they would under Gov. Tony Evers’ original proposal, according to a Legislative Fiscal Bureau analysis
That’s despite JFC Republicans last week pumping $58.6 million into the lottery to free up additional money for a tax credit to blunt increases.
The median-valued home, worth $166,967 at the end of last year,…

A bill that would set standards and fees for wireless providers when they seek to install 5G infrastructure was approved by voice vote in the Assembly today
The bill now heads to Gov. Tony Evers’ desk after the Senate voted 25-5 to pass it earlier this month.
But the measure stirred up some controversy when it was considered on the Senate floor. Milwaukee Dem Sens. Tim Carpenter and Lena Taylor slammed the timeframe in which the bill had been taken up in this…

The black bear had to be euthanized after becoming too comfortable being around people, even taking selfies.

Street Closure--Westbound West Dayton Street
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 3:23pm
Starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, June 24, Terra Engineering will close westbound West Dayton Street between South Park Street and East Campus Mall. This closure will last approximately six weeks.
This closure is part of the University of Wisconsin’s West Dayton Street Utility Improvement Project. More information regarding this project can be found here:

Victoria County residents interested in selling their flood-prone and Harvey-damaged homes to the county can learn more about the program as early as this fall.

Kentucky is one of 31 states in the Mississippi River’s watershed, and our actions here in the Bluegrass State impact water quality down to the Gulf.

Recently, questions have been raised about climate science. The National Academies have addressed many of these questions in our independent, evidence-based reports.

By Erik Harden, Public Information Officer Statistics from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health show firefighters have a 9% higher risk of a cancer diagnosis and a 14% higher r…

There are thousands of truly gifted singer-songwriters enchanting the ears of listeners all over the world. So, how is it even possible to come up with a short list of just 50 artists you should know? Short answer… it’s not. Please consider these 50 as just a start. A good start, but just a …

The put has helped the market in the past but could pack less of a punch down the road.

Meet Laura Miller, Jacob Hannah and Darrell Coker -- three Appalachians who traveled to D.C. this week to stand up for their communities and advocate for passage of the RECLAIM Act.Read more ›

I was first made aware of Mountain Valley Pipeline Southgate during the fall of last year. The MVP is a 303-mile pipeline under construction to carry

Channel 3000 brings you weather conditions, forecasts, radars, images and historical data about weather in Madison and Southern Wisconsin.

Report and develop the county Land Records Modernization Plan. Coordinate modernization projects with county departments, along with local, state and federal governmental agencies
Manage GIS software and equipment (GPS, plotter, computers) to insure proper licensing, performance and inventory
Prepare monthly reports for the County Board and committees, and coordinate and participate in meetings of the Wood County Land Information Council.
Create, maintain and update GIS data…

Clark takes reigns for Cleveland following seven seasons in Blue Jackets player development, former University of Wisconsin bench boss joins Monsters for 35th coaching campaign

Member-sponsored, Non-commercial FM community radio station serving the Tampa Bay area since 1979 with diverse programming, news and public affairs.

A home fell into the Cimarron River in Crescent, Oklahoma, after a deadly storm system unleashed flooding in the central United States.