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.”
Clean Wisconsin applauds county leadership to initiate much needed well water study for Southwest WI
MADISON, WI —Today, Clean Wisconsin applauded the announcement of a new private well water quality study for Grant, Iowa, and Lafayette counties, stating that the study is a significant and long-needed step toward addressing potential drinking water contamination in...
Clean Wisconsin sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the federal Circuit Court in Washington, D.C. to challenge a Trump Administration decision that fails to reduce unhealthy ozone smog in Wisconsin and other parts of the country.
Clean Wisconsin filed a lawsuit Monday in Dane County Circuit Court contending that the Secretary of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) overstepped his authority when granting a request that DNR review a judge’s ruling that invalidated a permit issued by the agency.
“Meteor Timber’s request that the Secretary, a political appointee, overrule the decision of an impartial administrative law judge is inappropriate and asks the Secretary to act beyond his legal authority. If the company does not agree with the judge’s decision, there is an authorized process for appealing that decision to a Circuit Court judge who will serve as an impartial decision maker.”