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MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers and Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes today released the following joint statement commemorating Earth Day, 2019:
“Our state has a rich history of defending and preserving Wisconsin’s water, air, and natural heritage—from our Indigenous communities to people like John Muir and Governor Gaylord Nelson. Today, we celebrate Earth Day because of Governor Nelson’s vision to protect our planet’s most valuable resources.
“From the air we breathe to the water we drink, the actions we take today will have a lasting effect o...