Communities Press EPA to Regulate Vapor Intrusion

Communities Press EPA to Regulate Vapor Intrusion

CSWAB joined dozens of organizations and activists including Erin Brokovich in co-signing a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt this week, urging him to allow rulemaking on vapor intrusion to move forward. Vapor intrusion is the migration of toxic vapors from the...
CSWAB Team Counts 68 Bird Species at Badger!

CSWAB Team Counts 68 Bird Species at Badger!

On May 6, our day started searching around the Weigand’s Point area on Lake Wisconsin.The Sauk Prairie Recreation Area includes land on Lake Wisconsin formerly used as a pumping station for process water. We were fortunate enough to see American White Pelicans...
New Health Advisories for Military Explosives in Drinking Water

New Health Advisories for Military Explosives in Drinking Water

New guidance from state toxicologists will help communities and regulators leverage better cleanup of munitions contamination that poses a risk to drinking water. On April 4, Wisconsin health officials issued interim Health Advisory Levels (HALs) that are the first...
VIDEO: The True Cost of Burning Military Munitions

VIDEO: The True Cost of Burning Military Munitions

  NEW VIDEO – Toxic pollutants are released when munitions are open burned, open detonated or incinerated. These toxic emissions endanger public health by contaminating air, groundwater and soils near open burning/open detonation (OB/OD) operations. ...
World Water DAY of Action – March 22, 2017

World Water DAY of Action – March 22, 2017

  When cleanup of groundwater contamination has degraded to literally doing nothing, it’s time for all of us to do something.  At toxic cleanup sites across the country, environmental agencies have allowed groundwater contamination to go untreated —a strategy...