Decision in WMC Toxic Spills Lawsuit is a Win for Public Health

A Waukesha County Circuit Court has granted a stay on an April decision that limits the state’s authority to address toxic PFAS contamination under Wisconsin’s Spills Law. The ruling will allow the DNR to continue cleaning up PFAS contamination and providing bottled water to families whose drinking water has been contaminated.

MEA Takes Legal Action to Intervene in WMC Toxic Chemical Lawsuit

Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce is suing the DNR in an attempt to undermine a key environmental health protection that keeps Wisconsinites safe from exposure to hazardous substances. MEA is seeking to participate in the lawsuit in order to defend Wisconsin’s Spills Law—a bedrock environmental and public health law that has protected the people of Wisconsin for more than 40 years.