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 Newsletter Spring 2017

CSWAB Newsletter Spring 2017

New Fact Sheet on Federal Facilities with High Explosives Contamination As part of the Cease Fire Campaign, CSWAB has researched and published a New Fact Sheet on federal facilities with RDX contamination. RDX is a toxic and carcinogenic explosive compound found in...
Send Your Valentine for Babies’ Hearts!

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 and PCE.  This is a great...
Ho-Chunk Nation Improves Bat Access at Badger

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...
WDNR Keeps Motorcycles/Rockets in Badger Plan

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...