The vote was 64-35, with 14 Republicans, including GOP leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, voting yes.
An Alaska Native corporation that was hoping to receive a federal permit to look for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge did not complete aerial surveys for polar bears on time, officials said.
World leaders welcomed the United States' official return to the Paris climate accord Friday, but politically trickier steps lie just ahead for President Joe Biden, including setting a tough national target in coming months for cutting damaging fossil fuel emissions.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville received state approval Thursday to construct a 2.4-megawatt solar array in Memorial Park.
A judge ordered the state Department of Natural Resources on Thursday to start a wolf hunt this month rather than wait until November.
Crocheted Mercy Mats help the community, those in need and the environment by keeping plastic out of the landfills.
Crocheted "Mercy Mats" help the community, those in need and help the environment by keeping plastic out of the landfills.
Artists are invited to submit entries for the DNR's 2022 Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant and waterfowl stamp design contests -- submissions must be made by July 15, 2021.
While GOP lawmakers argue that revoking the pipeline's permit hurts jobs today, Democrats say the project undermines broader economic and environmental efforts.
Biden’s orders will pause new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters and target fossil fuel subsidies.
Rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement was one of several moves President Joe Biden made in the first days of his administration to undo actions by former President Donald Trump.
Gov. Tony Evers on Friday, Jan. 22 announced that his administration is preparing to take legal action against companies responsible for PFAS contamination in Wisconsin.
Construction on the long-disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline has been halted as U.S. President Joe Biden decided to revoke its permit.
President Joe Biden says he plans to review the Trump administration’s downsizing of two sprawling national monuments in the American Southwest.
A federal appeals court has thrown out a rule that made one of the Trump administration’s most momentous climate rollbacks.
2020 has officially been ranked as Earth’s second hottest year, according to scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Salt Wise are wrapping up the first Wisconsin Salt Awareness Week.
Scientists worry that the world is losing about 1% or 2% of its insects each year.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused greenhouse gas emissions in the United States to drop by 10.3% in 2020, according to preliminary data by the Rhodium Group.
A new government report says gas mileage for new vehicles dropped and pollution increased in model year 2019 for the first time in five years.