Every Wisconsinite deserves to breathe clean air. However, nearly 2.1 million Wisconsinites live in areas with air quality considered unhealthy, and more than 100,000 Wisconsin kids are suffering from pediatric asthma. Meanwhile, important air quality protections have been rolled back, and the state doubled down on fossil fuels. We must reduce air pollution for the health and safety of all Wisconsinites.
Combating climate change
Human-driven climate change is scientific fact and Wisconsin is already suffering because of it. Wisconsinites deserve pollution-free communities. Wisconsin Conservation Voters is dedicated to moving our country toward 100 percent clean energy by 2050.LEARN MORE
“It's important that Wisconsin kids will always have an opportunity to visit and explore undisturbed nature.”
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Hilary Carroll, Madison
Dane County's innovative renewable energy policies and programs cut carbon – and costs
Local communities like Dane County and Eau Claire are dedicated to renewable energy through policy, practice, and innovation.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Group challenges EPA's bid to give factory-rich Sheboygan County reprieve on air quality
Sheboygan County has some of the dirtiest air in Wisconsin, and for years it has failed to meet federal air pollution standards. Now, the EPA is proposing to give the county a second, one-year extension to try to comply with the law and keep emissions down.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's "Burned" investigation
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's "Burned" investigation exposed a series of problems that put workers at risk and endangered residents living near the barrel refurbishing plants in St. Francis, Milwaukee, and Oak Creek.