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...

Final Environmental Impact Statement for Truax and other sites

2/22/2020 Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Final_F-35A_EIS_Executive_Summary_Feb_2020 Final_F-35A_EIS_Vol_I_Feb_2020_Part_1_Contents_Intro_Methodology Final_F-35A_EIS_Vol_I_Feb_2020_Part_2_MadisonWI_BoiseID Final_F-35A_EIS_Vol_I_Feb_2020_Part_3_JacksonvilleFL_SelfridgeMI Final_F-35A_EIS_Vol_I_Feb_2020_Part_4_MontgomeryAL_References Final_F-35A_EIS_Vol_II_Feb_2020_Correspondence_Studies The Air Force has removed the EIS information that was available. For more details about the Environmental Impact Statement: Brenda Konkel has analyzed some of them in 4 blog posts – but...

Noise Maps & Info for Madison/Truax

Draft_F-35A_EIS_Executive_Summary_August_2019 Noise Level Comparisons: F-35 and other Aircraft World Health Organization – The Burden of Noise Dane County Public Health Dept – Effects of Noise Exposure  Health & Safety Concerns – Physicians for Social Responsibility Dr Elizabeth Neary, Wisconsin Environmental Health Network, on noise effects of F-35s Why repeated...