We've been monitoring the state budget process with a mixture of apprehension and relief. While there is still time for more big impacts to clean water, here is the rundown to date on our primary issues of concern: Initial efforts to make the Natural Resources Board an advisory body were... Read More

And Why Should You Care? Groundwater conflicts have been in the news almost daily in Wisconsin these last few months, particularly (but not exclusively) in central Wisconsin, where thirsty, sandy soils require lots of water to grow crops. The demand for big water wells has exploded in the... Read More

Judge rules that DNR cannot stick their heads in the sand when it comes to overpumping in the Central Sands. Central Sand residents chalked up a victory last week when a state administrative law judge ruled that the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) must consider the accumulated effects... Read More