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MEJO’s Maria Powell:  Oops! We Poisoned the “Giants Among Us”–Our Lakes

MEJO’s Maria Powell: Oops! We Poisoned the “Giants Among Us”–Our Lakes

Maria Powell 22 Jan 2021 Madison Environmental Justice Organization Original Article: Oops! We poisoned the “Giants Among Us”–our lakes   “Today the Wisconsin State Journal reported that the highly toxic “forever chemicals” called PFAS (per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances) were found in all the Yahara Lakes–dubbed “Giants Among Us” in a summer 2018 newspaper series by Steve Verburg. Results for…

Support the People by Opposing Polluting War Machines

Support the People by Opposing Polluting War Machines

Dear Madison Alders Thank you so much for considering the Common Council resolution opposing the stationing of F-35 fighter jets at Truax.  Please, please, vote in favor of this resolution. I live on the north side of Madison, and I love this part of town.  I moved here twenty years ago from the west coast,…

Updated – Wild Warner: Advocates of Wildlife and Nature Oppose F-35’s in Madison

Updated – Wild Warner: Advocates of Wildlife and Nature Oppose F-35’s in Madison

Wild Warner, Inc., is a 501.c.3 organization that advocates for the wildlife and natural spaces in Warner Park and our partner city and county parks; for public nature recreation; and for the promotion of nature education for children of all ages as well as the general public. We are opposed to the stationing of F-35…

Wild Warner: Advocates of Wildlife and Nature Oppose F-35’s in Madison

Wild Warner: Advocates of Wildlife and Nature Oppose F-35’s in Madison

Wild Warner,Inc., is a 501.c.3 organization that advocates for the wildlife and natural spaces in Warner Park and our partner city and county parks; for public nature recreation; and for the promotion of nature education for children of all ages as well as the general public. We are opposed to the stationing of F-35 fighter…

Anita Weier: F-35 EIS should consider effects on Cherokee Marsh

Anita Weier: F-35 EIS should consider effects on Cherokee Marsh

The Cap Times  |  Oct 18, 2019  |  Anita Weier, on behalf of the Board of the Friends of Cherokee Marsh    Dear Editor:  “We respectfully request that the final Environmental Impact Statement regarding the addition of the F-35 plane to Truax Field in Madison include consideration of the effects of noise and other pollution…