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Tag Archives: River Alliance of Wisconsin

Yahara pact aims to keep farm pollution out of lakes

In a water cleanup effort more complex than any other in the nation, virtually every community in the 360-square-mile watershed around Madison has agreed to pool resources with farmers to eliminate nutrient-driven weed and algae growths that limit use of lakes and streams.

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Bill would pick up DNR’s permitting pace (access required)

By Adam Wise Years of complaints from contractors that the state takes too long to permit marine projects have prompted a bill designed to speed up the approval process. The state Department of Natural Resources, according to the bill, only ...

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Uncertainty drives debate over shore land exemptions

By Paul Snyder Uncertainty is driving both sides of a debate over giving towns exemptions from state shore land rules. Opponents of a bill that would give the exemptions say more than 200 communities could be affected by the change. ...

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