What They Are Saying: EPA Delays the Clean Water Rule

“This action is unwise, harms the public, and violates the law. We will challenge the administration in court and look forward to defending clean water for families and communities.” Bob Irvin, American Rivers “This outrageous delay threatens the livelihoods of...

What does the SCOTUS decision mean for clean water?

Originally published here Yesterday, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that district courts across the country — not the circuit courts–should be the first to hear the merits of cases regarding the 2015 Clean Water Rule. In 2015, the Sixth Circuit stayed...

Madison in Bloom: Blue-Green Algae Hits Home

This was originally posted here. The Bloom Begins It was a hot, sunny day and Steve Carpenter couldn’t believe the view from his second-floor office on the shoreline of Lake Mendota. As far out as he could see from his perch in the Hasler Laboratory for Limnology –...