Press Releases Referencing Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Scott Walker

Governor Walker Requests Federal Disaster Aid for Western Wisconsin Due to September Flooding

Governor Scott Walker today sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting a federal disaster declaration for 12 western Wisconsin counties after torrential rains and flash floods last month caused more than $11 million in damage.

Milwaukee Riverkeeper

Environmental Groups Support Milwaukee County’s Decision to Remove the Estabrook Dam

Despite the public outcry the Board of Supervisors have never held a straight up and down vote on repairing or removing the dam.

Marquette University

Marquette Law School to host conference on public policy and American drinking water

This conference will take an interdisciplinary approach to exploring the water-related legal, scientific, engineering and environmental issues that fill today’s news and touch all of our lives.

Compact Implementation Coalition

Great Lakes Leaders Approve Waukesha Water Diversion

Wisconsin environmental groups' concerns remain; modified diversion plan will require vigilance

Compact Implementation Coalition

Groups Ask Wisconsin to Clarify its Authority to Regulate a Waukesha Diversion

An opinion by the Wisconsin Attorney General casts doubt on the state’s authority to manage, regulate, and enforce conditions the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Resources Compact Council may require when approving a diversion.

Milwaukee Riverkeeper

Milwaukee Riverkeeper challenges Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on Estabrook Dam repair

DNR's Environmental Impact Statement insufficient to evaluate impacts of repairing the Estabrook Dam

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