Clean Wisconsin applauds the Wisconsin State Senate after unanimously passing Senate Bill (SB) 91, which sets up a nutrient pollution trading clearinghouse. “Nutrient pollution, especially from phosphorus and nitrates, continues to choke our waterways and contaminate...
Clean Wisconsin issued the following statement after filing a response in opposition to the Legislature’s motion to intervene in two cases concerning permits issued by the Department of Natural Resources. The statement was made by staff attorney Evan Feinauer: “The...
You may have heard about some developments in our legal cases in the news last week. In case you haven’t, here's what happened: On Tuesday, April 30, the DNR Secretary decided he would not reinstate a permit to allow out-of-state frac sand company Meteor Timber to...
“People are paying attention, but we must do more than talk about water pollution issues. We must start acting boldly to fix it.”
The provisions announced today by Governor Evers underscore that framework and highlight a vision for how we live up to his commitment to make 2019 the Year of Clean Drinking Water.
During this Year of Clean Drinking Water, Governor Evers is turning the page to a new era of clean water in Wisconsin.
“Governor Evers’ declaration that 2019 is the year of clean drinking water signals a renewed commitment by the state to protect and prioritize clean drinking water for all Wisconsinites.”
“The Wisconsin Supreme Court now has the future of our water management in their hands Both of these cases require the court to decide whether water will be protected for public benefit, or instead overused or polluted for the private gain for a handful of corporate farms.”
“It’s important the Legislature is taking steps to address the serious drinking water quality issues Wisconsin citizens face.”
“These alarming results should be a wakeup call for our leaders at all levels of government to get to the bottom of this problem and ultimately address it.”