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Meteor Timber Wetlands Destruction Permit Challenged over Significant Harm

Jun 20, 2017

Ho-Chunk Nation asks for review of DNR’s approval

Supreme Court recognizes the value of citizen testimony in frac sand permit dispute

Jun 05, 2017

How citizen voices mattered in a Trempealeau County frac sand permit denial and Wisconsin Supreme Court decision.

Governor Ignores Science and Signs High-Capacity Well Bill

Jun 01, 2017

The public will have to turn to the courts for meaningful water protection

DNR will provide emergency water for families with contaminated wells

May 09, 2017

Using its existing power to provide water to families with contaminated wells and who experience “brown water events,” the Wisconsin DNR takes a positive and much-needed action.

Meteor Timber wetlands destruction propsal up for public comment

Apr 17, 2017

Before the plan moves forward, the government and the public need to know that the environmental costs associated with Meteor Timber's proposal are simply too great.

Pioneers of Wisconsin conservation deserve to be honored

Apr 06, 2017

Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame to recognize the accomplishments of these leaders in science, teaching and recycling innovation.

You can vote YES for clean water in Wisconsin

Apr 04, 2017

Asking for the DNR to step up for clean water protections and to follow the Clean Water Act are on the Wisconsin Conservation Congress ballot.

Aquaculture bill raises concerns for the environment and the Public Trust

Mar 13, 2017

Fish farming bill would be a giveaway of public resources to private industry

Keeping the focus on water: why shifting pollution permits from DNR to DATCP raises questions

Mar 13, 2017

The case against Department of Ag permitting of our state’s largest agricultural operations.

Kewaunee Drinking Water Study Should Sound Alarm

Feb 23, 2017

When concentrations of animal pathogens spike, drinking water is at risk.