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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Virtual Meeting Sept. 23

Due to public health advisories, the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board (NRB) will meet virtually on Sept. 23 to consider authorizing several preliminary public hearing and comment periods and informational items.

Environmental Protection | Brownfields

DNR's Brownfield Program Launches Interactive Map To Highlight Statewide Cleanup And Redevelopment Successes

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) now has a GIS-based map available that offers a statewide look at many of the state's successful brownfield cleanup and redevelopment projects since the passage of the Land Recycling Act in 1995.

Environmental Protection | Public Health | PFAS

DNR Publishes Results Of Firefighting Department PFAS Survey

As requested by Gov. Tony Evers in the 2019-2021 Biennial Budget, the DNR conducted a survey of the state's fire departments to determine their use of PFAS-containing, or fluorinated, firefighting foams. This survey was designed to help the DNR better understand how much, how often and why fluorinated foam is used across Wisconsin.

Construction | Regulations | Water Use

Environmental Review Of The City of Stoughton Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program

The City of Stoughton in Dane County is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program to address deficiencies in their public drinking water system. The project entails replacement of lead service lines throughout the City of Stoughton.

Recreation | Hunt

The DNR Urges Hunters To Wear A Harness While Using Treestand This Fall

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) would like to remind those participating in the upcoming deer hunting season to practice safety when using treestands.