Informational/Educational Resources

We have provided links to articles and other fact sheets in order to better inform citizens about coal and clean energy. Please explore down below!

We Energies has yet again proposed charging additional fees to its customers with solar panels. Read more below:

“We Energies wants solar customers to start paying extra”
“We Energies renews push for controversial solar, fixed fees”

We Energies Water Permit fact sheet

The Clean Power Coalition has compiled a fact sheet on coal in order to educate citizens and aid those writing about the impacts of coal.

How is Wisconsin being affected by a reduction in pollution and smog regulations? This Milwaukee Journal Sentinel piece explains it.

Learn about the extent of the environmental crisis in Oak Creek by reading Racine County’s Environmental Health Profile from 2017.

On August 1, Clean Wisconsin sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the federal Circuit Court in Washington, D.C. to challenge a Trump Administration decision that fails to reduce unhealthy ozone smog in Wisconsin and other parts of the country. Read the press release here.

Learn about how transitioning to clean energy is entirely possible, as seen in Denver, Colorado. The state’s largest electricity provider plans to retire coal plants, add renewables, and ultimately reduce its carbon footprint. Click here to read.

Read Rep. Greta Neubauer’s thoughts on Wisconsin’s smog problem and how Foxconn has the potential to deeply contribute to pollution.

Despite today’s deeply polarized political climate, the majority of people favor renewable energy. Yet, utilities have been reluctant to pursue renewables because of profits and the transitioning process. This Vox article reveals the immensely unified public opinion on renewables: “Utilities have a problem: the public wants 100% renewable energy, and quick”

Attached is a guide detailing Wisconsin renewable energy statistics and how WI is setting goals to meet its renewable energy demands.

What exactly are all of the benefits of renewable energy? This guide answers that question from multiple angles (environmental, public health, and economic). 

The costs of renewable energy are lower than ever. Building wind farm now costs less than maintaining a coal plant.

Read about the impact of unsustainable human activity on human health, the US economy, and the natural world.


The CPC publishes a monthly newsletter that includes coalition updates, important news on the local, state, and national levels, and notifications about upcoming events. To see our past monthly newsletters, click below.

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