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    UPDATE: DNR Assisting With Cleanup Of Manure Spill Near The Town Of Merrill, Investigation Ongoing

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is assisting with the investigation of a manure spill that occurred at a dairy farm in southern Lincoln County.

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    DNR Assisting With Cleanup Of Manure Spill Near The Town Of Merrill

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is assisting with the investigation of a manure spill that occurred at a dairy farm in southern Lincoln County that resulted in a fish kill in Devil Creek.

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    DNR Investigating Manure Spill Near Cashton

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is assisting with the investigation of a manure spill that occurred in northern Vernon County which resulted in a fish kill in Knapp Creek.

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    How to report a spill

    A home heating oil spill in a basement. Discharges of hazardous substances generally fall into one of two broad categories:

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    Mercury spills and cleanup

    When mercury is spilled, it shatters into tiny beads and spreads in many directions. These tiny droplets can accumulate in the smallest places. The droplets emit toxic, odorless vapors, which can be very dangerous when inhaled by people or pets.

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    Spills educational materials

    Spills maps DNR Reported Spills (Jan. 2013 - Dec. 2015) [PDF] Spills videos Manure spill response demonstration [Video 3:54 - Exit DNR] Spills fact sheets The following fact sheets will help you learn more about the DNR spills program:

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    Meth lab/clandestine drug lab information

    Methamphetamine (Meth) is easily made in makeshift laboratories, such as rented apartments or hotel rooms. During the production of meth, indoor air and a property can become very contaminated by hazardous chemicals. There is also a high risk of…

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    The Town of Jackson pipeline spill

    The Town of Jackson pipeline spill page has been archived. If you have any questions about the Town of Jackson pipeline spill, please contact Issac Ross. For information about related topics please see:

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    Federal removals

    In certain situations where contamination poses an imminent threat to the public and/or the environment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will utilize Superfund dollars to address those threats via emergency removals (e.g. a…

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    What is a spill?

    Firefighters respond to a fire at the Adell Co-op in southern Sheboygan County.©Sheboygan Press A spill is a discharge of one or more hazardous substances that adversely impact, or threaten to adversely impact, human health, welfare or the…

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