Aquaculture bill raises concerns for the environment and the Public Trust
Fish farming bill would be a giveaway of public resources to private industry
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Sixteen petitioners ask the EPA for help to bring Wisconsin into compliance with the Clean Water Act.
Bayfield County residents are working to make sure citizens and lawmakers understand the economic, environmental, and public health implications of CAFOs. If permitted, this would be the largest swine CAFO in Wisconsin and would be sited near Lake Superior.
Without an environmental impact statement, petitioners say the DNR’s process to approve a permit to fill wetlands and expand rail lines carrying crude oil violated the Wisconsin Environmental Policy Act.
Kewaunee County citizens formally request federal action on groundwater contamination problems for people who live near the state's highest concentration of industrial livestock facilities.
Clean Water Action Council challenges pollution permit with a request for judicial review.
The livestock siting law took away local power to regulate CAFOs. Without effective state regulation of industrial farms, the burden of litigating for law enforcement is passed on to citizens.
Citizens of the Town of Lincoln, Kewaunee County are concerned that the Kinnard Farms Inc. plan to manage 70 million gallons of untreated animal waste doesn’t protect groundwater from contamination.
Petenwell and Castle Rock Stewards (PACRS) challenge to the Department of Natural Resources’ renewal of the Domtar Corporation’s permit to discharge phosphorus and wastewater into the Wisconsin River.
Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians’ challenge to the Flambeau Mining Company’s request for a Certificate of Completion of Reclamation for the Ladysmith Flambeau Mine.
ChemWorks is a centralized waste treatment facility in Milwaukee that has violated the terms of its wastewater discharge permit.