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    Resistance to the fossil fuel industry is growing as never before. Standing Rock transfixed the world with its inspiring example of what can happen when people come together to protect land, water, and future generations. Climate deniers may be in power, but thousands of mayors, governors, tribal leaders, CEOs, and university presidents across (More...)

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News Coverage

    350 Madison–Wide Janette Rosenbaum: You don’t have to be a saint to be an environmental activist, Capital Times, 9/21/17 Union leader discusses organized labor’s role in preventing climate change, Badger Herald, 9/11/17 Harry Davis: We must convert to renewable energy, Wisconsin Rapids Tribune, 8/7/17 Harry Davis: We Need to Wean Ourselves from Fossil Fuel (More...)

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Major Victory — Local zoning imposes stricter insurance requirements

Enbridge, like the other pipeline companies, have stoutly maintained that, because of federal preemption, the only power local governments have over their pipeline expansion plans are to fiddle with emergency responder issues, which is after the bad things have already happened. When Enbridge first made known its plans over a year ago to add pumping (More...)

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