EPA to help neighborhood strengthen economy, improve environment

Residents will benefit from EPA's Green Design Assistance program

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday Madison is one of three cities that will receive assistance to help design greener, healthier, more vibrant neighborhoods, according to a release.

Communities seek money to pay for water tests

Funding cut could lead to beach closures

Cities and counties in Wisconsin are looking for ways to pay for water testing that could lead to beach closures after the federal government proposed cutting its funding for the program.