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Remediation & Redevelopment Program Public Notices

Remediation & Redevelopment (RR) Program public notices and public comment opportunities are listed below.

External advisory group meeting information can be found on each group’s webpage and on the DNR Hearings and Meetings Calendar.

Find trainings and presentations offered by the RR Program on the RR Program presentations & trainings webpage.

Program Guidance

Program Guidance

The RR Program welcomes input on all program guidance. Current guidance can be found using the search tools listed on the RR Program Publications and Forms page. To offer feedback on current RR Program guidance, you can email the staff contact listed in the specific guidance document or DNRRRGuidance@wisconsin.gov.

The following table lists guidance in development or under active review by the program. Email the staff contact listed in the table below to share feedback. Staff will review and consider comments received to improve the quality of the guidance.

Title Please submit feedback by Staff contact Document
Guidance on Addressing Contaminated Sediment Sites in Wisconsin (RR-0124) Jan. 11, 2023 Carrie Webb RR-0124
Guidance: Voluntary Party Exemption Liability (RR-0141) Dec. 7, 2022 Michael Prager RR-0141
Guidance: Registering and Removing Underground Storage Tanks (RR-627) Dec. 7, 2022 Barry Ashenfelter RR-627
Guidance: Environmental Contamination & Your Real Estate (RR-973) Dec. 7, 2022 Barry Ashenfelter RR-973

 

Public Notices

Public Notices

2011 Wisconsin Act 167 [exit DNR] went into effect on August 1, 2012. This act requires the DNR to post hearing and meeting notices on the department's website, in addition to newspapers. The date of posting on the DNR website now determines when the public comment periods end. If you have any questions about how this affects public comment opportunities, please contact Jodie Peotter.

Current public notices

Date(s) Subject Details

Past notices

Date(s) Subject Details
Oct. 2-Oct. 31, 2022  Five-Year Review of the Campmarina Superfund Site Upland Operable Unit

The DNR is currently seeking input on the Five-Year Review of Campmarina Superfund Site Upland Operable Unit.  Additionally, the DNR is currently seeking input regarding the potential formation of a Community Advisory Group (CAG) for the for the BRL Superfund site.

Visit BRRTS to learn about the Campmarina Superfund Site Upland Operable Unit or see previous five-year reviews, enter 02-06-000095 in the “BRRTS No.” field on the search form. 

Additional information can be found on the EPA Campmarina Superfund Site Upland Operable Unit.

Submit comments to John Feeney by Oct. 31, 2022.

July 31 – Aug. 31, 2022 Five-Year Review of the Lauer 1 Sanitary Landfill/Boundary Road Superfund Site and potential formation of a Community Advisory Group

The DNR is currently seeking input on the Five-Year Review of the Lauer 1 Sanitary Landfill/Boundary Road Superfund Site (BRL).  Additionally, the DNR is currently seeking input regarding the potential formation of a Community Advisory Group (CAG) for the for the BRL Superfund site.

Information about the Five Year Review and potential CAG for the Lauer 1 Sanitary Landfill/Boundary Road Superfund Site is available in a fact sheet.

Visit BRRTS to learn about the BRL site, or see previous five-year reviews, enter 02-68-529578 in the “BRRTS No.” field on the search form. 

Additional information can be found on the EPA Lauer I Sanitary landfill website.

Submit comments to BJ LeRoy by Aug. 31, 2022.

July 25 – Aug. 31 2022 Request for Qualifications:
State Vapor Intrusion Zone Contract (VIZC) for Vapor Investigation and Mitigation Services

The DNR is accepting SOQs to identify up to four environmental consultants to provide the DNR with vapor intrusion investigation and mitigation at primarily residential buildings in Wisconsin, on an as-needed basis. This work will be funded through state environmental repair funds.

July 25 – Aug. 17 2022 Request for Qualifications:
Federal Brownfields Assessment at Wisconsin Assessment Monies (WAM) Properties

The DNR is accepting SOQs to identify four environmental consultants to provide Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), Phase II ESAs, site investigations and remedial action planning at brownfields properties, on an as-needed basis. This work will be funded through a US EPA 104(k) Assessment grant.

July 25 – Aug. 10, 2022

 

Request for Qualifications (RFQ):
Federal Brownfields Assessment at Vapor Intrusion Priority Properties

The DNR is accepting SOQs to identify an environmental consultant to conduct vapor intrusion assessments for the DNR at brownfields properties in Wisconsin where there is vapor intrusion risk, on an as-needed basis. This work will be funded through a US EPA 104(k) Assessment grant.

July 3 – Aug. 3, 2022 Five-Year Review of the Kohler Co. Landfill Superfund Site

The DNR is currently seeking input on the Five-Year Review of the Kohler Co. Landfill Superfund Site.

Visit BRRTS to learn about the Kohler Co. Landfill site or see previous five-year reviews, enter 02-60-529577 in the “BRRTS No.” field on the search form.

Additional information can be found on the EPA Kohler Co. Landfill webpage.

Submit comments to BJ LeRoy by Aug. 3, 2022.

April 21 - May 21, 2020 Solicitation of information for economic impact analysis (request for input on the economic impacts of proposed rules)

The DNR is currently soliciting feedback on the economic impact of proposed permanent rules. Please see Number RR-10-17 on the DNR Proposed Permanent Natural Resources Rules webpage. Additional information on this proposed rulemaking is available on RR’s NR 700-799 Rule Changes webpage.

Dec. 20, 2019 - Jan. 31, 2020 Request for Bid for the Portage Canal Segment 2 - Contaminated Sediment Remediation

The DNR is currently accepting sealed bids for the contaminated sediment removal project for the Portage Canal, from Adams Street to approximately 100 feet downstream of the Canadian Pacific Railway bridge near Center Street. Site activities will consist of razing existing structures at the Remediation Support Area, site preparation and staging areas, sediment removal, dewatering (as necessary), transport and disposal of contaminated sediment and placement of cap and cover material within the canal, placement of fill for a multi-use path and extension of city storm sewers. Coincident activities will consist of surface water management and protection of surrounding structures and pavement.

Jan. 9, 2020 Public comment period for the Dredged Material Management Alternatives for the Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern Great Lakes Legacy Act Projects

The DNR soliciting public comments on proposed actions in accordance with s. 292.31(3)(f), Wis. Stats. and s. NR 714.05(2), Wis. Adm. Code. A public hearing for the purpose of determining whether the proposed remedial action and any expenditure is within the scope of this section and is reasonable in relation to the cost of obtaining similar materials and services can be requested during the comment period.