Water is Life Pictures – April 3 Event

On Saturday April 3rd 2021, we came together at an event organized by the people of Eken Park Resistance to educate and expose and to stand together to defend each other, our lives and our water at the City-County Building, downtown Madison.   Community members and friends brought water and  some attached messages of where […]

Water is Life Event: Apr 3 @ 12 -3 pm City-County Bldg, Madison

Agua es vida, para todos los seres del mundo Water is life, for all beings of the world Join together in an act of care for our water and environmental justice for our community. Saturday April 3rd 2021,  12 – 3 pm City-County Building, 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Madison The wells and waterways […]

Cap Times Editorial: The Fight Against F-35s is Far from Finished

  Capital Times Editorial, 3 March 2021   [note:  the struggle here involves stopping the F-35’s but also to stop the toxic pollution by forever chemicals and have those responsible clean up the pollution of our soil and water] “Members of the Dane County Board of Supervisors are again wrestling with questions about how to rethink, […]

Mark Pocan to Chief of Staff of the Air Force

Dear General Brown: “I write today to inquire about recent comments you made regarding a review of the United States Air Force (USAF) tactical aviation force and the future the F-35A,1 a mission the Air Force already selected for Truax Air National Guard Base in my district. While it has been made abundantly clear that […]

Bombardment of Hearing is Unethical: Stop the US Government

Richard Joseph of Cancel the F-35   26 February 2021 Cancel the F-35 is from James Marc Leas. Richard: (I asked  Roger A Boshes MD PhD, Professor, Harvard Medical School who has spent a lifetime studying the human  brain, to comment on the effect on children of repeated exposure to high decibel military jet noise. His […]

Costs -> Powerless

Move the people or move the jets:  stop building housing for poor and people of color where it is noisiest and the most polluted.  Stop handing the costs to the powerless and the profits to the powerful.  These are flaws in the market. #corruption #externalized costs Environmental Racism Causes People of Color to Face Compound […]

Been Busy – February Update

We’ve been busy.  Cat Typing GIF from Cat GIFs More to come – but here’s something you can do right now: President Biden wants your input and has set up a website for comments. Please let him know we do not want the proposed squadron of $1.5 billion F-35 fighter jets destined for Truax Field. […]

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 […]

Change the Mission: We Don’t Need No Lockheed Killing Machines

One approach to prevent the F-35 fighter jets from coming to Truax Field is changing the mission of the 115th Fighter Wing to one of the other 44 missions available to Air National Guard units. Safe Skies has asked Governor Evers and  Adjutant General Knapp of the Wisconsin National Guard to evaluate a new mission […]

8 O’Clock Buzz Interview: Environmental Review at Truax Field Done Improperly

Steve Klafkla appeared on Tony Castaneda’s Thursday 12/10 – 8:00 Buzz radio show on WORT 89.9fm  to discuss the Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin lawsuit. Safe Skies believes that the environmental review of construction to prepare Truax Field to host the new planes was done improperly. Safe Skies “…claims the National Guard Bureau violated federal […]