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Groups call on Gov. Walker to protect Wisconsin's lakes

Madison – On Tuesday, area fishermen, farmers and environmentalists held a press conference at Lake Waubesa, to call on Governor Walker and his administration to move ahead with protections for Wisconsin’s waterways.

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Senator Kohl Rejects Assault on Wisconsinites' Health

Madison — Yesterday, Senator Kohl voted against a dangerous attack on Wisconsinites health that would block the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to clean up dangerous carbon dioxide pollution. Four proposals—dubbed “The Filthy Four”—that would have prevented the clean-up of carbon dioxide pollution were considered and blocked in the U.S. Senate.

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Senator Kohl to Vote on Attacks on Public Health Today

Madison — Today, Senator Kohl will be voting on proposals that would severely threaten Wisconsinites health by blocking the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to clean up dangerous carbon dioxide pollution.

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Congressman Petri Supports Polluters over Health of Children

Madison – More than 85,000 residents in and around Representative Petri's district with asthma, including over 19,000 children, are at increased risk of adverse health consequences if he is successful in preventing the US EPA from updating Clean Air Act standards, according to data compiled by the Natural Resources Defense Council and released by Wisconsin Environment . Representative Petri has received more than $165,000 from polluters, many of which have made stopping the EPA a high priority.

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Report: The Clean Air Act’s Economic Benefits Outweigh Costs by 30 to 1

Madison—Days after the U.S. House passed a funding bill that eviscerates clean air protections in Wisconsin, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a report today that highlights the economic and health benefits of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments.

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