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...

PFAS, COVID and potential environmental racism

The draft environmental impact study acknowledged that there will be “significant disproportionate impacts to low-income and minority populations as well as children.”  Although much of the US government is phasing out fluorine based firefighting foam use,  due to having jets with composite bodies like the Lockheed Martin F-35, the fluorine...

Superfund will not protect us from the military’s toxic pollution – Maria Powell

Cap Times  |  Mar 11, 2020  | Maria Powell, executive director, Midwest Environmental Justice Organization   “The final environmental impact statement (EIS) on basing F-35 fighter jets at Madison’s Truax Field states that the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act (CERCLA, or Superfund), will guide PFAS investigations and...