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EPA Water Listening Session in Eau Claire

Governor Evers Signs Emergency Order Relating to Suspending Rules for DNR-Certified Operators

Governor Tony Evers
April 21, 2020

Spring DNR and Conservation Congress Meetings Will be Online ONLY

DNR Logo
March 17, 2020

MADISON, WI -In light of COVID-19, the Wisconsin Conservation Congress (WCC) and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are closely following guidelines from the

Vinehout - Preserving our hunting heritage

November 19, 2018

Opening weekend of gun deer season, conditions were nearly perfect. The weather was cool, but not too cold. The sun came out and warmed us. A light dusting of snow made it easy to see critters’ tracks from the night before.

I saw nine deer opening morning. What an abundance!

DNR Revisions for Manure Spreading Take Effect July 1

June 27, 2018

Legal Challenge filed to Foxconn water diversion

Great Lakes Map
May 26, 2018

On 5/25 Midwest Environmental Advocates filed a suit to challenge the recent DNR approval of diverting water from Lake Michigan to suppy the upcomfing Foxconn project.  The gist of the suit is that the DNR mis-interpreted the provision in the Great Lakes Compact allowing water diversions. The compoact requires that water diversions be made for public water supply purposes. Racine had argued that since the city primarily uses residential water that the diversion was appilcable.

Lawmakers say GOP reining in DNR scientists who rebelled on climate change

June 18, 2017

Deep in Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal is a seemingly benign item formalizing the transfer of 15 scientists within the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Two years ago, Walker and lawmakers enacted a budget that cut 18 DNR science service bureau researchers amid complaints that their research related to climate change, pollution and wildlife habitat were controversial and unneeded.

Wisconsin DNR removed human-caused climate change from their web site

January 7, 2017

I highly recommend following James Rowen's web site, The Political Environment. He has been following the continuing saga of the state DNR's changes to their web site, in which they have scrubbed the site of mentions of humans causing climate change. The DNR has stated that their mission is to manage state "adaptation" to climate change, rather than actually researching the cause, or -- you know, doing anything about  stopping or slowing it.

EPA Water Listening Session in Eau Claire

EPA Listening Session Attendees

EPA Listening Session Eau Claire, WI November 15, 2016

November 17, 2016

On Tuesday Nov. 15 approximately 300 people attended the EPA listening session at Chippewa Valley Technical College. The session was set up for the Administrator of US EPA’s Region V, Robert Kaplan to listen to citizens testifying about water quality in the state and to help determine if the EPA should take over the oversight of Wisconsin's compliance to the Clean Water Act.

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