Monthly Archives: September 2010

Wisconsin Agencies Push Forward on Climate Change Issues

The federal government and the Wisconsin Legislature have declined to act on climate change, but that is not stopping the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources from taking steps to confront perceived threats. DNR Secretary Matt Frank has signed an agreement … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change

Proposed EPA 8-hour Ozone Rule Drawing Criticism from Business Groups

The Wall Street Journal today has an article discussing a controversial smog regulation proposed by the Obama Administration. The proposed EPA rule lowers the nation’s air quality standard for ozone between 60 and 70 parts per billion, compared with the … Continue reading

Posted in Clean Air Act

Statewide Electronics Recycling Mandate Begins Today

  Beginning September 1, 2010 electronics can no longer be thrown away or incinerated in the state of Wisconsin. 2009 Wisconsin Act 50 applies to all Wisconsin residents, schools, and businesses. The ban includes all televisions, computers, cell phones and … Continue reading

Posted in General