Wisconsin city and state leaders are glad for a nearly $5 billion federal initiative meant to help states and municipalities advance climate action plans.
Floodplain forests play a pivotal role in the river ecosystem – creating wildlife habitat, improving water quality, storing carbon and slowing flooding. But they’re disappearing.
The action was prompted by a lawsuit to close a loophole that left many coal ash sites without federal regulations; some sites will be exempted
Black and indigenous organizers from across the Mississippi River basin called to grant the river legal standing at a summit in late May. It’s part of a nascent movement that has won meaningful success abroad and is picking up steam in the U.S., with far-reaching implications.