New proposals threaten Wisconsin’s environmental and economic progress


New proposals threaten Wisconsin’s environmental and economic progress


I just returned from GreenBiz 24, the premier sustainable business event with over 2,500 participants, including business leaders representing hundreds of companies and organizations committed to achieving a clean economy through more sustainable development practices.

Little did I know that while I was away, lawmakers in Madison are still playing games when it comes to the state’s environment and economy. 

The latest proposal aims to repeal Wisconsin’s Green Tier program and the environmental compliance audit program, both overseen by the Department of Natural Resources. Additionally, it would restrict the involvement of the DNR and local governments in international programs and organizations, including the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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