Source: Environmental Violation Penalties Plummet in Wisconsin. (Wisconsin Wildlife Federations. (5/17/2016 news release)
“Effective investigation and prosecution of environmental violations is critically important to protect our land and water resources that comprise the fish and wildlife habitat that is very important to the hunters, anglers and trappers that the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation represents,” stated Jim Swanson, Chair of the Federation’s Environmental Committee. “The decline in the total environmental violation penalties is alarming and warrants a thorough investigation,” continued Swanson.
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