Yesterday, Attorney General Josh Kaul formally rescinded an order that banned the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources from monitoring and studying the state’s high-capacity wells. The wells, which are commonly used on industrial-scale farms, can drain and harm the state’s waterways. But, the order was just the first step towards returning administration of the wells […]
Tonight, a City of Madison water quality committee heard about the State’s process for developing groundwater standards for PFAS, a toxic forever chemical, and other unregulated contaminants. During the meeting, the state health agency and the state department of natural resources will suggest standards to combat toxic chemicals in groundwater. , Adam DeWisse is the […]
Monday host Patty Peltekos talks about all kinds of water resource issues on this edition of a Public Affair. First, she gives an overview of two September 15th public hearings by the DNR: one in Green Bay discussing proposed changes to state law regarding agricultural runoff onto a type of soil called karst; the […]
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel issued a formal opinion Tuesday about how the state Department of Natural Resources should regulate high-capacity wells. Darien Lamen reports on whether the announcement will shift the balance between industry and conservation.
(WORT) — The Wisconsin Center of Investigative is reporting that the Department of Natural Resources is considering eliminating the agency’s Bureau of Science Services.
MADISON (WORT) — To the beat of Vanilla Ice’s Ice Ice Baby, In Our Backyard host Vickie Eiden successfully raps, live on-the-air, an important safety message about ice conditions from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.