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Daughter of Earth Day founder banned from global warming work in Wisconsin

Daughter of Earth Day founder banned from global warming work in Wisconsin

A Wisconsin board has banned its employees from working on global warming issues on state time in what's become a bitter feud between a Republican board member and Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson's daughter. The three-member Board of Commissioners of Public Lands voted 2-1 on Tuesday to institute the ban on its nine employees, with the lone Democrat on the board casting the dissenting vote. Republican State Treasurer Matt Adamcyzk proposed the ban, saying he's upset that the board's executive secretary, Tia Nelson, worked on global warming issues on board time years ago. He said the topic has nothing to do with the board's mission of generating investment...

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