PFOS in Michigan Fish

Military Poisons is a project of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom’s (WILPF) Earth Democracy Committee and Pat Elder, WILPF US member and creator of our Military Poisons website. Read the full article online Fish testing program leads the nation while the state allows toxic fish to be consumed. By Pat Elder April […]

Peace Action WI is hosting Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin for a panel discussion April 14

The F-35 Can’t Help US Thrive or Even Keep US Alive (in a Pandemic) Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 7 PM CT  Madison peace activists, environmental groups and community members have been fighting for several years against bringing the F-35 to Wisconsin. The National Guard Bureau plans to bring a squadron of 18 F-35A Joint Strike […]

Lawsuits filed by Safe Skies Clean Water WI

Complaint filed against the Environmental Assessment on December 7, 2020 in the federal Western District Court of Wisconsin. Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin (“Safe Skies”) challenges a decision of the National Guard Bureau (“NGB”) to issue an Environmental Assessment (“EA”) and Finding of No Significant Impact (“FONSI”) for Construction and Demolition Projects at the 115th […]

F-35 opponents file second federal lawsuit over Truax basing decision

[Text of Safe Skies Complaint Filed Against F-35 EIS – 3/10/20211] Chris Hubbuch | Wisconsin State Journal, March 10, 2021 Read online A group opposed to basing F-35 fighter jets in Madison has filed a second lawsuit challenging the military’s environmental review. In a complaint filed Wednesday in federal court, Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin […]

FAA study says five times as many people suffer from high aircraft noise

The FAA released a bombshell study: Five times as many people suffer from high aircraft noise Cancel the F-35 – James Marc Leas, March 8, 2021 Read the full article 1. A newly released FAA study indicates that five times as many people are suffering from high aircraft noise than the FAA and Air Force previously revealed. […]

Rep. Mark Pocan Questions the Air Force on F-35s

Rep. Mark Pocan asks the Air Force how the recent concerns about the F-35s will impact Truax, and offers to discuss alternative missions. Thank him! Full letter: Pocan Letter to USAF Chief of Staff on F35 2.26.21 A couple of excerpts:

Dane County supervisors bring back resolution opposing F-35 jets

Emily Hamer | Wisconsin State Journal February 26.2021 After about a year stuck in committee, a resolution opposing the placement of F-35 jets at Truax Field in Madison is back up for consideration by Dane County, but even if the proposal passes, it’s unlikely to stop or stall the jets’ arrival. Last April, the U.S. […]

After Trump, Pentagon Reckons With Fortune Wasted On F-35

Feb 25, 2021: The 11th Hour | MSNBC The Pentagon has spent about $1.7 trillion on a jet that Trump loved to talk about. But the military never got its money’s worth. MSNBC’s Brian Williams explains. Aired on 02/25/2021.

The U.S. Air Force Just Admitted The F-35 Stealth Fighter Has Failed

David Axe | Forbes Feb 23, 2021 Aerospace & Defense READ ONLINE The U.S. Air Force’s top officer wants the service to develop an affordable, lightweight fighter to replace hundreds of Cold War-vintage F-16s and complement a small fleet of sophisticated—but costly and unreliable—stealth fighters. The result would be a high-low mix of expensive “fifth-generation” […]