One of Wisconsin's largest dairy operations has reached a settlement with state environmental regulators to that calls for the company to eventually stop spreading liquid manure in exchange for avoiding groundwater monitoring requirements.
Wisconsin's Natural Resources Board on Wednesday voted unanimously to proceed with regulating so-called forever chemicals in the state's groundwater, 10 months after a plan was scrapped under pressure from the state's powerful business industry.
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' administration plans to ask state environmental officials again for permission to develop limits on a group of chemicals known as PFAS in Wisconsin groundwater.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources board granted the agency permission Tuesday to start drawing up contentious manure and fertilizer restrictions for areas prone to groundwater pollution.
Waukesha’s plan to build a water pipeline to Lake Michigan is running into opposition from local officials and residents in New Berlin because of a proposal to place a pumping station in a historic park.
Madison water utility officials say they will increase testing for toxic chemicals that are spreading from contaminated soil and groundwater at Truax Air National Guard Base on the city's north side.
A manufacturer in northeastern Wisconsin has discovered new evidence of groundwater pollution near Lake Michigan involving a chemical that has raised national health concerns.
A new report from the American Society of Civil Engineers says Wisconsin will have $7 billion in drinking water and wastewater infrastructure needs in the next 20 years.
Wisconsin environmental officials can't impose groundwater monitoring requirements as a condition for high-capacity well permits, an Appleton judge has ruled in a decision that could have far-reaching effects on well construction across the state.
Two new studies of private well water in Kewaunee County have linked contamination to fertilizer, livestock manure and human waste.
A Republican legislator has introduced a bill to limit high-capacity well regulations that he says is meant to clear up uncertainty over the state Department of Natural Resource's authority.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Coca-Cola signed a five-year agreement Friday to restore watersheds that have been damaged or altered by development, wildfires and agriculture as part of an initiative to slow runoff and replenish groundwater on federal lands.
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