Protecting Waukesha County's Natural Resourses since 1978


Representing the Waukesha County community for the protection of Waukesha County's natural resources through dedicated grass-roots participation and action.

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To represent the Waukesha County community for the protection of Waukesha County's natural resources through grass-roots participation and action.
Remembering Our Founders
Dick Franz 
Ken and Maxine Leenhouts
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April 2018
Racine's Request for Foxconn Water Diversion
Read letters of comment submitted to Wisconsin DNR
Important West Waukesha Bypass Development and Update  12/17/2017
One of the important messages we need to send, is that even as the DOT and Waukesha County continue to build the north end of the West Waukesha Bypass our fight continues....read more.

West Waukesha ByPass Fight Continues 06/08/2017

I'm sorry that it's been a while since we've sent out a Bypass update. Why? To be honest we've been waiting for our lawsuit to get a hearing date...read more.

The Facts of Gasification  April 17, 2018

On 10/02/2015 WEAL joined more than 200 organizations and leaders from across the globe by signing an open letter to the Ocean Conservancy regarding recommendations that were made in a report entitled "Stemming the Tide"  

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules in Favor of OSGC By: Charlene Lemoine

Opinion pieceSubmitted to Green Bay Press Gazette on June 5, 2015  
It's time for good neighbors to oppose all waste gasification projects

By Dean Hoegger and Leah Sue Dodge, Tribe Member, Oneida Tribe of Indians, WI   

New York Times Article on Incineration

Settlement Agreement Ends GEITS Gasification Incinerator Plan for Adams, WI
City of Adams / GEITS Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release (pdf)

WEAL and 130 other organizations send letter to Department of Energy over trash incineration. 
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Plans for a gasification incinerator surface in Adams, WI
A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article entitled "Green Energy Plan Raises Red Flags in City of Adams" describes a multifaceted agreement between the City of Adams (population 2,000) and a company called Global Environmental Infrastructure Technology Solutions....read  more

Film and Bag Work group Recommendation for Hard to Recycle Plastic Film (doc)

WEAL Comments on Film Bag Work Group Recommendations (pdf)

NPR 3/31/15 - With 'Single-Stream' Recycling, Convenience Comes At A Cost


Volunteer opportunity: Help us survey for rare plants around Wisconsin.
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