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January 28, 2015, Local Environmental Groups Applaud Dane County Zoning Decision on Enbridge Permit

January 6, 2015, Court right to stop wolf hunting in Wisconsin, Wisconsin State Journal Guest Column

December 20, 2014, Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Welcomes Return of Endangered Species Protections to Great Lakes Wolves

November 21, 2014, Sierra Club Recognizes Senator Bob Jauch with Torchbearer Award

November 17, 2014
, Sierra Club Questions WisDOT's Proposed Budget

November 11, 2014, WiSE Alliance: Local Residents Call on Zoning Commission to Safeguard them from Potential Tar Sands Spill

October 30, 2014, 100 African American Leaders Oppose We Energies’ Unfair Rate Hike Proposal

October 22, 2014, Whitewater Joins Communities Concerned about Tar Sands Threat in Wisconsin

October 2, 2014, Community Leaders Oppose We Energies' Unfair Rate Hike

September 25, 2014, Lake Superior Boat Tour with Tia Nelson, Mike Wiggins Jr., Neil Howk, & Dave Blouin to Celebrate Wilderness Act 50th Anniversary, Highlight Mining Threats

September 25, 2014, Sierra Club Endorses Susan Happ for Attorney General

September 11, 2014, Sierra Club Announces Endorsed Candidates

September 9, 2014, National Sierra Club Recognizes Wisconsin Leaders with Awards

September 2, 2014, Tar Sands Activists Greet President Obama at Laborfest

August 5, 2014, Enbridge seeks to make Wisconsin a superhighway for toxic oil transport

July 24, 2014, Sierra Club Releases 2013-14 Legislative Scorecard

July 15, 2014, Sierra Club Applauds Madison Vote for Clean Energy

June 12, 2014, DNR Ignores Public, Grants Toxic Tar Sands Pipeline Air Permit

June 2, 2014, Wisconsin should embrace changes and reap the benefits, Journal Sentinel Editorial

May 21, 2014, Sierra Club Endorses Mary Burke for Governor

May 14, 2014, Jefferson County Board Passes Resolution to Demand Full Environmental Assessment Prior to Enbridge Line 61 Tar Sands Expansion

May 12, 2014, Groups Urge Wisconsin Citizens to Demand Full Environmental Assessment for Tar Sands Expansion

May 3, 2014, Here's Sierra Club's take on Manure Digesters, Editorial by Chapter Director, Shahla Werner

April 24, 2014, FINAL RESULTS:  Ashland and Iron Counties vote against Iron Mining; Conservation Congress Results Show Citizens Want Mining Safeguards

April 24, 2014, Ashland and Iron Counties vote against Iron Mining; Preliminary Conservation Congress Results Show Citizens Want Mining Safeguards

April 21, 2014, Sierra Club Endorses Kelly Westlund for Congress

March 31, 2014, New Report Reveals High Risks, No Reward of Alberta Clipper Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion

February 27, 2014, Sierra Club Opposes Tiffany's Latest Frac-Sand Mining Favors

February 5, 2014, President Barack Obama should reject the Keystone XL Project, Journal Sentinel Editorial


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January 19, 2015, Environmentalists slam Walker over lawsuite to protect polluters, La Crosse Tribune

January 17, 2015, Sierra Club: Scott Walker is the governor of "no", The Drive

January 15, 2015, Sierra Club sues for impact study of Enbridge pipeline, Michigan Radio

January 14, 2015, EPA to regulate methane pollution by oil, gas industry, Wisconsin Gazette

January 13, 2015, As Frac Sand Mining Expands, Community Activists Face Off Against Companies, Truthout

January 9, 2015, Republican-controlled House votes for Keystone pipeline, The Wisconsin Gazette

December 3, 2014, Rough Road Ahead: Proposal to hike taxes and fees takes heat from both conservatives and environmentalists, CapTimes

December 1, 2014, Proposed Fee would discentivize electric, hybrid vehicles, environmental advocates say, The Badger Herald

November 18, 2014, Budget proposal increases gas tax; adds fee for hybrid/electric vehicles, CBS5 in Green Bay

November 18, 2014, Sierra Club opposes Wisconsin transportation budget request, Wisconsin Gazette

November 17, 2014, Proposed transportation budget sparks debate, The Daily Cardinal

November 17, 2014, Wisconsin agency proposes fee fro electric cars, Associated Press

November 15, 2014, Pipeline to triple flows under St. Croix headwaters, Sawyer County Record

November 13, 2014, Activist groups sue over US-Canada border pipeline, Wisconsin LawJournal

November 13, 2014, Lawsuit filed over crude oil pipeline, WHBL

November 13, 2014, America elects the 'the greatest Congress the Kochs ever bought', Wisconsin Gazette

November 12, 2014, U.S., China announce goals for climate action, the reaction, Wisconsin Gazette

November 10, 2014, Dane County may demand clean-up vow from tar sands pipeline, Wisconsin State Journal

November 7, 2014, Our very own Keystone?  Pipeline forum held at UW-Whitewater, GazetteXtra

October 31, 2014, Tar sands pipeline plan worrisome to neighbors, Community Shoppers

October 31, 2014, ALEC Tampers with Wisconsin Constitution, Center for Media and Democracy

October 27, 2014, Broad Coaltion Opposes We Energies rate plan, BizTimes

October 23, 2014, Carol R Buelow: If you care about Wisconsin's enviornment, vote Mary Burke, Cap Times letter-to-editor

October 22, 2014, Move Wisconsin Alliance holds special meeting in La Crosse to discuss a better balance for transportation needs, WXOW, ABC 19

September 28, 2014, Sierra Club, Wisconsin's John Muir Chpater, Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act at Gaylord Nelson Wilderness Area, Northland Adventurer

September 22, 2014, The environment: Walker vs Burke, Wisconsin Gazette

September 21, 2014, For Walker-Burke, Quiet Differences on the Environment, Associated Press

August 13, 2014, EPA to impose pollution rules if Wisconsin doesn't make changes in two years, Wisconsin State Journal

August 11, 2014, Pipeline Projects Raise concerns, Wisconsin Radio Network

August 9, 2014, Wisconsin can't move forward with Scott Walker, Milwaukee Courier

August 6, 2014, Wisconsin's role in oil boom highlighted by lastest proposed pipeline, Journal Sentinel

August 6, 2014, Sierra: Enbridge Seeks to Make Wisconsin a superhighway for oil transport, Wisconsin Gazette

August 5, 2014, Lawmakers recognized for environmental-friendly votes, Racine Journal Times

August 4, 2014, Not in my backyard: US sending coal abroad, Wisconsin Gazette

July 30, 2014, Center's Ron Seely wins national environmental reporting award, Wisconsin Watch

July 5, 2014, Feds Want More Beach Warnings, WEAU

July 28, 2014, Around Town: For the First time, AtwoodFest recycled thousands of plastic beer cups, Wisconsin State Journal

July 27, 2014, Going Solar with Sierra, Wisconsin Gazette

July 8, 2014, Enbridge Energy's Black Gold Rush, Zenith Weekly

June 26, 2014, Reduced Wolf Hunt Quota Fails to Assuage Concerns of Critics in Wisconsin, WUWM

June 19, 2014, Meeting set to discuss pipeline after DNR approves air permit, The Courier

June 14, 2014, DNR approves construction of crude oil tanks in Superior, Wisconsin Public Radio

June 13, 2014, Permit OK'd to boost volume through crude oil pipeline, Hudson Star Observer

June 12, 2014, State OKs permit to triple Enbridge oil pipeline capacity, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

May 27, 2014, Group claims Wisconsin oil pipeline expansion happening with little public input, WQOW in Eau Claire

May 27, 2014, Off-road vehicle park proposed in Forest County, Fox 11

May 26, 2014, Enbridge oil pipeline expansion plan in state worries environmentalists, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

May 14, 2014, Jefferson County board adopts resolution opposing tar sands project, Wisconsin Gazette

May 14, 2014, Wolf Kill Quota Looms; Alarm Raised Over DNR's Methods, Policies, The Political Environment

May 8, 2014, Federal government unveils public comments as part of its Asian Carp prevention effort, Buffalo News

May 6, 2014, White House releases major climate change assessment, Wisconsin Gazette

May 4, 2014, More Dirty, Dangerous Tar Sand Crude Coming Wisconsin's Way, The Political Environment

May 2, 2014, Easy ways to help the planet, Wisconsin Gazette

April 30, 2014, Manure digesters seen as solution to runoff, but drawbacks persists, The Capitol Times

April 28, 2014, Wisconsin Conservative Congress Majorities Oppose Taconite Mine, Wisconsin Gazette

April 27, 2014, New phosphorus standard in play across the state, The Cap Times

April 2014, Lynn Mckenzie, Backyard Heroes, Community Shares of Wisconsin

March 6, 2014, Enbridge Energy Proposes Major Upgrade to Existing Pipeline, Wisconsin Public Radio

March 5, 2014, Wisconsin Locals Fight for Regulation of Carcinogenic Fracking Ingredient, Climate Progress

March 4, 2014, Sand mining legislation hearing: Bill Supporters put on defensive, Leader Telegram

March 3, 2014, Construction starts on pollution controls at Sheboygan coal plant, Journal Sentinel

February 27, 2014, Key Mining Legislator Keeps Carrying Their Water, The Political Environment

February 17, 2014, Vos should represent all citizens, Journal Sentinel, Letter-to-the-Editor by Clean Transportation Committee member, Hans Noeldner

February 24, 2014, Fox Valley RTA Bill Deserves Passage, Appleton Post Crescent Letter-to-the-Editor

January 20, 2013, Watchdog Website Leaks DNR Report, The Badger Herald

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