News Release | Wisconsin Environment

401 Beach closings at Wisconsin beaches

MADISON – This summer, as Wisconsinites head to their favorite beaches across the state, Wisconsin Environment reported there were 401 beach closings and advisories at Lake Michigan and Lake Superior beaches due to pollution in 2009, a drop from the previous year according to the Natural Resource Defense Council’s 20th annual beach water quality report.

News Release | Wisconsin Environment

Wisconsin is "Ready to Shine" With Solar Energy

MILWAUKEE - Today in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Environment was joined by local business and labor leaders to release a new report outlining Wisconsin’s solar potential. Citing the report’s findings, the speakers called for passage of the Clean Energy Jobs Act to boost Wisconsin’s solar industry. The event was held at the residence of a local homeowner who recently added solar panels to meet on-site electric and hot water needs.

News Release | Wisconsin Environment

Clean Energy Jobs Act Can Ramp Up Solar Power

MILWAUKEE -- Today at the Green Energy Summit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Environment will release a new report outlining a vision for using the sun to meet 10 percent of the United States’ total energy needs by 2030. The report is the first in a two-part series the group is releasing to build support for state and federal policies to promote solar energy.

News Release | Wisconsin Environment

12,000 Citizens call for passage of Clean Energy Jobs Act

Madison – Today at the Capitol, a coalition of organizations announced that 12,000 Wisconsinites have signed a postcard to their legislators in support of the Clean Energy Jobs Act. The announcement comes three weeks after four hundred citizens visited the Capitol at the annual conservation lobby day, indicating a groundswell of support for the bill.

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