Tag Archives: Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger

Current Issues

Send Your Valentine for Babies’ Hearts!

WANT TO DO SOMETHING FUN AND EMPOWERING? EPA will be holding a public meeting on Feb. 14 (Valentine’s Day) to receive input on its efforts to establish the scope of risk evaluations for 10 toxic chemicals including the solvents TCE … Continue reading

Ho-Chunk Nation Improves Bat Access at Badger

By Randy Poelma, Ho-Chunk Nation Division of Environmental Health & Jennifer Redell, Wisconsin Bat Program ~ Resource managers from the Ho-Chunk Nation (Nation) completed a bat hibernaculum improvement project this fall on tribal lands at the former Badger Army Ammunition … Continue reading

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WDNR Keeps Motorcycles/Rockets in Badger Plan

Despite our best efforts,  the WDNR draft Master Plan for the Sauk Prairie Recreation Area still proposes dual-sport motorcycles and sport rocketry on the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant lands. These loud disruptive uses contradict the conservation goals for the … Continue reading

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EPA Agrees to Investigate Radiological Releases from Open Burning/Detonation

CSWAB is pleased to report that EPA Headquarters in Washington DC has agreed to our request to include radiological wastes in two upcoming national reports on open air burning and open detonation (OB/OD) of munitions. “One (report) will present all … Continue reading

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Groups Want Conservation Prioritized at Badger

A broad coalition of 26 conservation, hunting, social justice and environmental organizations has issued a joint letter to the Wisconsin DNR urging the agency to prioritize conservation and nature-based recreation in its pending land use plan for the Sauk Prairie … Continue reading

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No Open Burn at Camp Minden

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the Louisiana Military Department’s recommendation to use a type of incinerator (Contained Burn System) to dispose of 15 million pounds of M6 propellant and 320,000 pounds of Clean Burning Igniter at Camp Minden. … Continue reading

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Trail Survey Results Favor Badger Reuse Plan and Low-Impact Recreation

The majority of survey respondents support pedestrians, bicyclists and cross-country skiers as the primary users of the proposed Great Sauk Trail which will connect the villages of Sauk City and Prairie du Sac to the southern part of Devil’s Lake … Continue reading