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Remember When Gov. Walker Tried to Trash Recycling?
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Remember When Gov. Walker Tried to Trash Recycling?

Second Entry in ‘Walker’s Wisconsin’ Series

Walker’s Wisconsin: A Place Far From Home
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Walker’s Wisconsin: A Place Far From Home

Conservation Voters Launch Series Detailing Walker’s Abysmal Record on the Environment

Conservation Voters Endorse Josh Kaul for Attorney General
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Conservation Voters Endorse Josh Kaul for Attorney General

Kaul provides a stark contrast to Brad Schimel who implemented a radical anti-conservation agenda as attorney general.

Conservationists Endorse Candidates in Special Elections
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Conservationists Endorse Candidates in Special Elections

These upcoming special elections on June 12 are critically important to conservation in Wisconsin.

Petitioners Oppose Foxconn’s Great Lakes Raid
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Petitioners Oppose Foxconn’s Great Lakes Raid

Hundreds of conservationists speak out against water diversion plan

Foxconn Water Raid Gets First Hearing
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Foxconn Water Raid Gets First Hearing

Conservationists from across the state to speak out against the plan

Foxconn Seeks to Raid the Great Lakes
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Foxconn Seeks to Raid the Great Lakes

Conservationists launch campaign to stop them

Walker Makes Clean Drinking Water an Afterthought
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Walker Makes Clean Drinking Water an Afterthought

State of State Address Again Ignores Reality

Conservationists Endorse Patty Schachtner for SD10
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Conservationists Endorse Patty Schachtner for SD10

Patty Schachtner is a conservationist through and through.

Stepp to Oversee Environmental Protection for Midwest
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Stepp to Oversee Environmental Protection for Midwest

Trump’s EPA Appoints Former DNR Secretary Who Left the Agency in Tatters

Governor Gives Corporate Mining Polluters an Early Gift
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Governor Gives Corporate Mining Polluters an Early Gift

Signing of the Industrial Acid Mining Bill Will Put Public Health at Risk for Generations

With Elections Just a Year Away, Legislature Abandons Wisconsin Families
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With Elections Just a Year Away, Legislature Abandons Wisconsin Families

Industrial Acid Mining Bill Will Put Public Health at Risk for Generations

Their Trick is No Treat for Wisconsin’s Natural Resources
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Their Trick is No Treat for Wisconsin’s Natural Resources

Big Money Polluters Masquerading as Environmental Advocates

Sportsmen and Elected Leaders Speak Out Against Sulfide Mining Bill
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Sportsmen and Elected Leaders Speak Out Against Sulfide Mining Bill

The legislation – and its Senate counterpart SB 395 – would repeal Wisconsin’s gold standard Prove It First mining law.

Mining Bill is a Disaster that No Amendment Can Fix
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Mining Bill is a Disaster that No Amendment Can Fix

The bill would repeal the Prove It First mining law.

Corporate Mining Handout Overwhelmingly Unpopular
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Corporate Mining Handout Overwhelmingly Unpopular

Public Opposition to Tiffany’s Senate Bill 395 Intensifies

Tiffany’s Industrial Acid Mining Bill is Toxic
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Tiffany’s Industrial Acid Mining Bill is Toxic

Legislation Attacks Clean Water and is Another Giveaway to Out-of-State Polluters

Unnecessary to Sacrifice Natural Resources for Foxconn
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Unnecessary to Sacrifice Natural Resources for Foxconn

Building Economic Growth While Protecting Public Health is Possible

Fight for Lead-Free Water Intensifies
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Fight for Lead-Free Water Intensifies

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Urges Support of ‘Leading on Lead’ Bill

Factory farm oversight switch study tossed out of budget
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Factory farm oversight switch study tossed out of budget

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters’ Statement

Voters in Speaker Ryan’s District: Protect Public Lands, Water, and Great Lakes
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Voters in Speaker Ryan’s District: Protect Public Lands, Water, and Great Lakes

New Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Protecting Public Lands

Legislature Begins to Address Lead in Drinking Water
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Legislature Begins to Address Lead in Drinking Water

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Praises Senate Bill 48, ‘Leading on Lead’

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Launches Campaign in Defense of Public Lands
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Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Launches Campaign in Defense of Public Lands

Group calls for bold leadership from Wisconsin lawmakers

Natural Resources Board Approves Narrowed Drinking Water Protections
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Natural Resources Board Approves Narrowed Drinking Water Protections

Citizens, conservation groups, farmers urge fast action to draft and implement new rules

Gov. Walker Weakens Proposed Changes to Manure Pollution Rules
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Gov. Walker Weakens Proposed Changes to Manure Pollution Rules

Natural Resources Board now last line of defense against groundwater crisis

Conservation Scorecard Shows Record Attacks on Water, Air, and Land
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Conservation Scorecard Shows Record Attacks on Water, Air, and Land

Conservation Scorecard 2015-2016 Released

Wisconsin Students Award Ron Johnson a Failing Grade
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Wisconsin Students Award Ron Johnson a Failing Grade

Announce Delegation Scores from LCV’s 2015 National Environmental Scorecard

Death by a Thousand Straws (AB 874)
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Death by a Thousand Straws (AB 874)

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters' Statement

Polluter Grab Bag (AB 600/SB 459)
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Polluter Grab Bag (AB 600/SB 459)

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters' Statement

AB 554, Water Privatization Bill
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AB 554, Water Privatization Bill

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Statement

Legislators Leap into 2016 with Assault on Natural Resources
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Legislators Leap into 2016 with Assault on Natural Resources

Seven Bills Rolling Back Natural Resource Protections to be heard on Tuesday and Wednesday

Students and Conservation Advocates Share Holiday Wish With Senator Johnson
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Students and Conservation Advocates Share Holiday Wish With Senator Johnson

Johnson Asked to Stand Up to Polluters and Support Clean Energy

As Paris Climate Summit Adjourns, Local Advocates Take Action
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As Paris Climate Summit Adjourns, Local Advocates Take Action

NE Wisconsin Residents Call for Clean Energy Solutions

Impacted Citizens Fight for Clean Power Plan
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Impacted Citizens Fight for Clean Power Plan

Recent Attempts to Block EPA Rule Spur Caledonia Families to Take Action

Conservation Advocates Deliver Petition Signatures to Sen. Ron Johnson
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Conservation Advocates Deliver Petition Signatures to Sen. Ron Johnson

Johnson Attempting to Block Clean Power Plan

Conservationists Release New Ad Urging Senator Ron Johnson to Support Clean Power Plan
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Conservationists Release New Ad Urging Senator Ron Johnson to Support Clean Power Plan

Wisconsin's Waterways Impacted by Climate Change, Threatening Drinking Water for 1.6 Million Wisconsinites

Conservation Advocates Deliver Petition Signatures to Sen. Ron Johnson
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Conservation Advocates Deliver Petition Signatures to Sen. Ron Johnson

Wisconsinites Share Their Concerns with Johnson

Budget Reaction: Stewardship Program Frozen; More Politics Added to the DNR
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Budget Reaction: Stewardship Program Frozen; More Politics Added to the DNR

Conservationists ask legislature to Improve governor’s budget.

Governor Walker’s Decision to Sue the EPA-Politically Driven, Bad for Wisconsin
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Governor Walker’s Decision to Sue the EPA-Politically Driven, Bad for Wisconsin

Governor Walker announced in last night’s State of the State address that he will ask Attorney General Brad Schimel to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over proposed standards limiting carbon pollution from existing power plants.

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Announces New TV Ad
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Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Announces New TV Ad

A new television ad that will begin airing today is the second in Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters’ $1 million campaign to defeat Governor Walker.

Governor Walker Named to “Dirty Dozen”
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Governor Walker Named to “Dirty Dozen”

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Launches $1 Million Campaign

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Announces Endorsements
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Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Announces Endorsements

Slate highlights problem solvers.

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Calls on DNR Secretary Stepp to Reject Smart Sand Green Tier Application
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Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Calls on DNR Secretary Stepp to Reject Smart Sand Green Tier Application

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters is calling on Secretary Cathy Stepp to reject the application for Green Tier status by Smart Sand, Inc.

Conservation Voters Call on DNR to Deny Frac Sand Greenwashing
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Conservation Voters Call on DNR to Deny Frac Sand Greenwashing

Urges DNR to Reject Smart Sand Green Tier Application

Conservation Scorecard Reveals Bipartisan Conservation Cooperation
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Conservation Scorecard Reveals Bipartisan Conservation Cooperation

Engaged Conservation Voters Trumping Polluters