Wisconsin's governmental leaders think we're stupid.
As they work, an internal state email shows, to hamstring science and independent enforcement at the state's natural resources regulatory resources, where controversial mining, wetlands and shoreline rules and projects are in various stages of review.
Only in a state where the Department of Natural Resources has been intentionally corporatized by the Governor, where environmental protection and enforcement has been intentionally relaxed, where wind power was obstructed and state energy conservation programs are suspended again, thus boosting this
and while taxpayer borrowing for new highways has been expanded and transit repeatedly cut, blocked or eliminated and GOP legislators want to raise the maximum speed limit (and gas burn) to 70 mph could the DNR stab this official tip for relieving highway congestion directly in the watering eyes of its citizens:
Clean Air Tip of the Week
For the week of August 18, 2013:
"Tired of being stuck in traffic? Altering work days to begin earlier or later to miss the morning commute traffic is a great way to reduce car emissions. Vehicles idling in traffic earn zero miles per gallon. Teleworking can eliminate commutes entirely."
OK: Put that word into the DNR website search box to come up with the agency policy and you get all of two hits, one of which takes you to the clean air tip, above, and the other which ends with the words "this position is not suitable for teleworking."
... Vehicles idling in traffic earn zero miles per gallon. Teleworking can
eliminate commutes entirely. Seasonal tips. Choose ...
dnr.wi.gov/topic/airquality/italladdsup.html - 29k
... below 32 degrees Equipment Used: Office equipment Telework
Evaluation: This position is not suitable for teleworking.
dnr.wi.gov/employment/documents/competencies.pdf - 88k - 2012-01-18
One hit at the DNR site:
[PDF] SEH FY 12 Annual Green Tier Report Appleton and La Crosse ...Who's kidding whom here!
... Close to lunch places- we walk vs driving • Unplugged a seldom used fridge
(LaX) • No vending machines • Allow telecommuting • Task lighting ...
dnr.wi.gov/topic/greentier/participants/reports/seh2012.pdf - 12k - 2013-02-18
Many employers hate it. Yahoo, an internet-provider itself, recently banned it.
And the Walkerites?