The Water Utility reported good news in a press release February 14 “Officials from the City of Madison, Department of National Resources, Wisconsin Air National Guard, Dane County Regional Airport, Department of Military Affairs, and Public Health Madison Dane County met to discuss possible PFAS contamination at two burn pits located on opposite sides of the Truax Air Field. PFAS are a widely used class of chemicals found in firefighting foams, nonstick cookware, food packaging and stain resistant clothing. The Air National Guard met with[.]officials to gather input on a statement of work to investigate the pits for PFAS. The investigation will include soil borings and groundwater sampling. The Guard was also receptive to surface water and sediment sampling at nearby Starkweather Creek.

Ever sensible, she says the end was in some ways a relief. “He was 98 and wheelchair bound. His last few months were very hard. For everyone else in North Alabama, we will see just rain with maybe a flurries mixing in east of I 65. No accumulations or winter weather impacts are expected elsewhere. However, a quarter inch of rain is a good bet for many spots overnight.

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That said, we believe that Republicans should have taken matters into their own hands and denied Greene her committee assignments to draw a line against malicious lunacy in their own ranks. That Democrats had a gun to his head with their threat to have a floor vote on Greene’s committee assignments probably made it more politically difficult for Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to act on his own. He did seek a deal with the Democrats to take her off the House Committee on Education and Labor and the Budget Committee and instead relegate her to the Small Business Committee.

The battle to succeed David Cameron was, uniquely, being fought between two women, experienced Home Secretary Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom, a relatively junior energy minister. Leadsom shocked her party by suddenly pulling out on Monday afternoon, only four days after a final ballot of Conservative members of parliament (MPs) had whittled down the contest to this final pairing. The Conservative Party membership was supposed to take the summer to decide whether to choose May, viewed as a safe pair of hands, or opt for a fresh face in Leadsom.