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Letter | With F-35s, does Madison need its own Doomsday Clock?

Letter | With F-35s, does Madison need its own Doomsday Clock?

Capital Times, February 10, 2022  Read Online Dear Editor: World scientists recently announced that the Doomsday Clock is set to 100 seconds before midnight. After the World War II nuclear bombing of Japan, atomic scientists created the clock to warn us of the danger of nuclear weapons and destroying our world with this technology. Here…

Facing ‘substantial’ cleanup costs, Dane County looks to sue PFAS makers

Facing ‘substantial’ cleanup costs, Dane County looks to sue PFAS makers

Chris Hubbuch | Wisconsin State Journal Jan 21, 2022 Read online Facing mounting pressure to clean up toxic waste at the Dane County Regional Airport, the county is planning to sue the makers of so-called “forever chemicals.” County Executive Joe Parisi announced Thursday that he would introduce a resolution authorizing the county to hire outside…

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F-35s, Toxic Sludge, and PFAS – Oh My! The Sorry Legacy of the Military Industrial Complex

John E. Peck, executive director, Family Farm Defenders writes on 8/13/21: As I write this article, the “sound of freedom” (to paraphrase our former Republican WI Governor, Scott Walker) is roaring over my home as F-16 fighter jets practice their take-off maneuvers from the nearby Truax Air Base. None have crashed (yet) in my neighborhood, though…

F-16 Noise Survey Results

F-16 Noise Survey Results

As of 12-7-2020 we have received 508 responses. Here is a summary with some comments, followed by the data. Jump to data (Take the survey here) “If I am in a zoom or skype meeting for my workplace, I have to stop speaking to the group mid-sentence and mute my mic to protect their ears,”…

TODAY: Contact alders about noise mitigation

The idea of sound mitigation for the F-35 fighter jet is a sham, a scam, and a shameful ruse. It’s a farce, a fraud, a fake, a fiction and it’s phony. It’s a bluff, it’s bogus, it’s a hoax, a hustle and hypocrisy.   In other words, we shouldn’t believe it and it’s doubtful that…

Decision to base F-35s in Madison ignores public health concerns

Decision to base F-35s in Madison ignores public health concerns

The Cap Times  |  29 April 2020  |  Bruce Barrett and Paula Rogge   original letter    “Today we are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. Our federal, state and local government officials have been working hard to contain the pandemic, and the public has followed social distancing instructions to “flatten the curve” until effective testing,…

Eken Park Neighborhood Canvass – March 7

Eken Park Neighborhood Canvass – March 7

Saturday, March 7 1:00 pm Bashford Church, 329 North Street Share Information with Friends, Neighbors: Show up at Bashford Church, 329 North Street, at 1 pm to help canvass the Eken Park neighborhood and surrounding neighborhoods to inform residents most impacted by this proposal. Can’t make it to the Eken Park canvass? Organize your own…

Email the Air Force – No F-35s!

Email the Air Force – No F-35s!

The Final Environmental Impact Statement was published in the Federal Register February 28, 2020, with a decision to be announced after March 30, 2020. This month is our opportunity to tell the Air Force directly that we do not want the F-35s here in Madison! [actionnetwork id=3]

Bos Meadery Dec 19 music benefit

Bos Meadery Dec 19 music benefit

Join us to enjoy music together, keep our energy up, and support the Safe Skies Clean Water Coalition! Thursday, Dec 19, 7-11pm   Bos Meadery – Mead Hall 849 E Washington Ave. The Civil Engineers & The Periodicals will perform https://www.facebook.com/events/1782282468563071/

Chris Taylor takes on the Chamber of Corruption & Do your part to get the word out
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Chris Taylor takes on the Chamber of Corruption & Do your part to get the word out

For your listening pleasure… Chris Taylor and Zach Brandon of the Greater Madison Chamber of Corruption discussing F35s, racial disparities, health inequity, economic development vs economic empowerment, binary approaches, the murder of Atatiana Jefferson by police, Trumps impeachment process, scientist urging direct… and more 10-16-19 – Unheard Of with Brandi Grayson – Hour 1  10-16-19 –…