Resolution before County Committees April 13 & 14: register/speak

This week two committees will consider a County Resolution opposing the F-35s and calling for PFAS clean-up. Please take a couple minutes to register on the below items, and feel free to share. Sharing with those around Dane County is greatly encouraged.    1) Before 5pm tomorrow, Tuesday, 4/13, click here to register in support of Res-548 […]

PFOS in Michigan Fish

Military Poisons is a project of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom’s (WILPF) Earth Democracy Committee and Pat Elder, WILPF US member and creator of our Military Poisons website. Read the full article online Fish testing program leads the nation while the state allows toxic fish to be consumed. By Pat Elder April […]

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, […]

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 […]

WPR : Lawmakers Seek To Strip DNR’s Ability To Regulate PFAS Foam Under Emergency Rule

Bill Limiting DNR Authority To Be Introduced In State Assembly, Senate By Danielle Kaeding WPR Published: Thursday, December 17, 2020, 4:00pmOpen article to listen to audio Link to original article  Link to Safe Skies PFAS page  “Republican lawmakers want to rein in environmental regulators and restrict their ability to regulate firefighting foam containing so-called forever […]

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 […]