Press Releases

Statement on Meteor Timber’s petition for review by DNR Secretary

“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.”

Statement on legal win for wetlands

Clean Wisconsin, along with the Ho-Chunk Nation through their representative Midwest Environmental Advocates, made the following statement after the Administrative Law Judge ruled to invalidate a permit issued by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to frac...

Sign up: Attend the Lake Michigan diversion hearing

On Wednesday, March 7, the Department of Natural Resources is having a hearing on the City of Racine’s application to divert water from Lake Michigan for use for the Foxconn project.

We need you to attend the hearing and speak up for our water, so that the integrity of the Great Lakes Compact is upheld, and so that our world-class water resources are protected for people and communities across the Great Lakes Basin.

Wisconsin’s Waters Win in Clean Wisconsin High-Capacity Well Case

Dane County Circuit Court ordered the DNR to vacate, or invalidate, seven high-capacity well permits and remand one for consideration. Clean Wisconsin sued the DNR in October of 2016, after the agency issued a series of high-capacity well permits that disregarded its own scientific analysis of the impacts the wells would have on neighboring water bodies.