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Health

When our environment suffers, so does our health. Higher rates of asthma, chemicals in our drinking water that are linked to cancer, children’s IQs diminished by lead poisoning – no matter what your ZIP code, you have a right to clean air, safe drinking water, and access to open spaces. For Wisconsin to thrive, all communities must be protected from environmental harm.

Nearly 100,000 homes have wells contaminated with nitrates.


Priority Campaign

Protecting drinking water

Imagine waking up to make coffee, turning on your faucet and watching as brown, foul-smelling liquid comes pouring into your sink, onto your hands, and into your child’s water cup. It’s like something from a horror movie. It’s real and it’s happening now.

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“When I look into my son’s eyes, I want to fight even harder to make sure he has clean water to drink.”

mama. angler. voter.

Heidi Oberstadt, Stevens Point

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