Wisconsin DNR: PFAS External Advisory Group

On April 19, 2024, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources PFAS External Advisory Group met on the following agenda: Welcome and Introductions Wisconsin Updates and Anticipated Actions Federal Updates and Anticipated Actions  EAG Members – Working Group Updates Wrap-up and Next Steps  Public Comment 

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Newsmakers: Changing Public Perceptions of PFAS Water Contamination

Wisconsin policymakers are struggling to agree on solutions to address PFAS pollution in drinking water, meanwhile the federal government has just issued even lower standards for the state to meet to ensure water safety. Surveys show Wisconsinites are paying attention, making water quality a key voter issue. On April 15, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Newsmakers features a […]

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Newsmakers: Changing Public Perceptions of PFAS Water Contamination

Wisconsin policymakers are struggling to agree on solutions to address PFAS pollution in drinking water, meanwhile the federal government has just issued even lower standards for the state to meet to ensure water safety. Surveys show Wisconsinites are paying attention, making water quality a key voter issue. On April 15, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Newsmakers features a […]

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Wisconsin DNR: Air Management Advisory Group

On March 14, 2024, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources held an Air Management Advisory Group meeting on the following agenda: 1. Opening remarks and agenda review 2. Program Updates Fiscal update – permitting focus Proposed guidance, rules and legislative update: NR 439; NR 410 3. Member updates: 4. Ozone Season Ozone litigation update Ozone […]

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Wisconsin DNR Deer Advisory Committee

On March 12, 2024, the DNR Deer Advisory Committee met to review the 2023 deer harvest statistics and post-season population estimate and hear updates from various representatives on the committee. Agenda: Welcome & Introductions Dan Storm – 2023 Harvest and Population Estimate Overview Public Comment period Travis Bartnick – GLIFWC update Brad Koele – Deer […]

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Senate Committee on Financial Institutions and Sporting Heritage

On February 21, 2024, the Senate Committee on Financial Institutions and Sporting Heritage held a public hearing on the following: Senate Bill 752: modifying the tax treatment of college savings accounts and the employee college savings account contribution credit; Senate Bill 832: payday loans; Senate Bill 851: financial statements of registered charitable organizations; Senate Bill […]

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Wisconsin State Senate Floor Session

On February 20, 2024, the Wisconsin State Senate held a floor session on the following: Senate Bill 187: local government review of commercial building plans; Senate Bill 462: crisis urgent care and observation facilities; Senate Bill 789: fees for redacting certain records of law enforcement agencies; Senate Bill 11: expanding the treatment alternatives and diversion […]

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Senate Committee on Financial Institutions and Sporting Heritage

On February 14, 2024, the Senate Committee on Financial Institutions and Sporting Heritage held a public hearing on the following: Bolens, Barb Of Mequon, as a Public Member on the State of Wisconsin Investment Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2027; Senate Bill 965: the regulation of deer hunting in the northern […]

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Assembly Committee on Sporting Heritage

On February 13, 2024, the Assembly Committee on Sporting Heritage held an executive session and public hearing on the following: Executive Session Assembly Bill 1030: the regulation of deer hunting in the northern forest zone Assembly Bill 1036: changes to certain nonresident hunting, trapping, and fishing approval fees  Public Hearing Assembly Bill 632: defining muzzle-loading firearm […]

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Joint Assembly and Senate Committees on Energy, Utilities and Technology

On February 7, 2024, the Assembly Committee on Energy and Utilities and the Senate Committee on Utilities and Technology held a joint informational hearing on the “Evolution of Energy” in Wisconsin featuring the following speakers: Virent, Inc. President and General Counsel, David Kettner Realta Fusion, Inc. Cofounder and CEO, Kieran Furlong X-energy Vice President of […]

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