1837: Clarke Square In the 1800s, Milwaukee didn’t have a plan for parks. Instead, little parcels were set aside across the city.
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Native American leaders meeting in Milwaukee this week at the convention of the National Congress of American Indians are asking the Trump administration to do more to combat climate change.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is vowing to speed the cleanup of toxic Superfund sites, part of a shift away from climate change and toward what he calls the "basics" of clean air and water.
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Representatives of The Nature Conservancy caution that people may see some out-of-the- ordinary things at Baxter’s Hollow, located between Sauk City and Baraboo, and Hemlock Draw, which sits about 30 minutes southwest of Baraboo near Leland.
Water is a high profile issue in just about any community in Wisconsin. It's likewise a growing challenge across the United States and around the world.
Chatter among Wisconsin’s business, media and political classes has sucked all the clean air out of the room in contemplating news that Taiwan-based electronics assembler Foxconn perhaps will build a gigantic factory in the state.
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While not as flashy as solar or wind technology, energy efficiency is one of the most cost-effective and powerful tools for helping cities mitigate and adapt to climate change. The cheapest and cleanest power? The kind you don’t need to produce in the first place.
A new green space is taking root in Milwaukee. Mayor Tom Barrett unveiled plans this week to transform a vacant lot next to the Fondy Farmers Market into a storm water park and gathering space for local residents.
The city of Milwaukee is already known as the Fresh Coast and aspires to lap up attention as a freshwater hub. Now it’s looking for a new name to cement its reputation as an area open to innovation and attractive to millennials.