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Lake Michigan is beautiful year ’round, but there’s only a short window of time when it’s warm enough for enjoyable swimming. This summer, with its record-high temperatures, that window cranked open...

Last week I had the opportunity to join a number of my Johnson Foundation colleagues for the annual dinner of the Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce (RAMAC). Racine is home to...

How many times have you seen a list of water-conservation tips that includes “Turn off the water when brushing your teeth”? I’m not sure about you, but when I read that...

I don’t often use the term “resonance” with regard to my work, but  we definitely struck a chord with the report we released yesterday. Building off of our 2010 release of...

My husband and I just had the extremely good fortune to have spent a week on St. John, US Virgin Islands. If you’ve been there you know what a treasure it...

Earlier this fall, I blogged about the taconite (iron) mine proposed for a beautiful section of northern Wisconsin that borders Lake Superior, and is bisected by the poetically stunning Bad River....

The “Smart Guide to Island Housekeeping” also has guidance about water conservation, probably with stateside tourists in mind. On St. John, fresh water is supplied by the skies. There is no...

Some things are hard for me to understand.  Like why it’s easier to dig iron ore from deep within the earth than to mine our nation’s refuse heaps and scrap piles...

As someone who follows U.S. water issues fairly closely, especially those associated with the water-energy “collision” as the Union of Concernced Scientists so aptly calls it, I thought that hydraulic fracturing...

What does access to healthy food have to do with clean water? Bear with me for a minute, but hopefully you’ll agree that there’s a link. Earlier this week at Wingspread...