Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Dear Wisconsin Central Sands voters, Be careful whom you vote for

GOP leader's bill would loosen high-capacity well regulations. (Madison.com, 2/22/2017)
Senate Bill 76 was sent on Tuesday to the Committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform.

Click on the Senate bill link to match up the legislators with the red arrows.

High-capacity wells possibly lowering some lake levels.  (Wisconsin State Journal, 7/22/2013)
In the six-county area known as Wisconsin’s Central Sands — made up of Adams, Portage, Marquette, Wood, Waushara and Waupaca counties — residents like Wolf have watched water levels in lakes and small streams drop for years. Twenty miles north, a cold-water trout stream, the Little Plover River, just landed on American Rivers’ list of the country’s 10 most endangered rivers because of its declining flow.

I'd love to hear Van Wanggaard ju$tify hi$ $pon$or$hip of this bill.  I'm $ure high-capacity well$ are a hot i$$ue for all of the farmer$ in the City of Racine.

Voting for Republicans [black arrows added] is not the way to insure your environmental concerns are addressed, a lesson also lost on Kewaunee County voters, where, thanks to a CAFO boom and DNR indifference, groundwater contamination is the issue of the day.

Related article:
The public trust betrayed: Scott Walker's chamber of commerce agenda for Wisconsin's environment.  (6/11/2016)

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