Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Get me rewrite: Wisconsin is open for polluters

As if, after nearly 6 years of Scott Walker as Governor, this news should come as any surprise.

Environmental law unit shrinks some more under Brad Schimel.  (Wisconsin State Journal, 7/12/2016)
A Department of Justice spokesman [this whippersnapper?] said he couldn’t explain the trend, but attorneys who have worked closely with the unit said it may be a symptom of the dwindling number of pollution cases the state Department of Natural Resources has referred for legal action.

Related posts:
"The best shall serve the state": The Cathy Stepp exception, continued.  (6/26/2016)
Ach du lieber! WI DNR head(case) Cathy Stepp compares environmental regulation to flippin' burgers.  (6/22/2016)
Scott Walker abides -- in his own fashion.  (6/21/2016)
CYA time: Wisconsin DNR board members shocked! shocked! about state's lack of enforcement.  (6/15/2016)
The public trust betrayed: Scott Walker's chamber of commerce agenda for Wisconsin's environment.  (6/11/2016)
Update:  Dear Rob, This is what happens when you run government like a business.   (6/5/2016)
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources takes an environmental violations holiday.  (5/19/2016)

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