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George Meyer

George Meyer, executive director of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation and former secretary of the Department of Natural Resources.

Content referencing George Meyer

Op Ed: State’s Impaired Waters Growing
Op Ed

State’s Impaired Waters Growing

Hundreds added each year. DNR staff and enforcement way down.

Murphy’s Law: The Muzzling of the DNR
Murphy’s Law

The Muzzling of the DNR

Gagged by the Walker administration, its staff no longer provide any information.

Wisconsin Leads in Climate Change Study

Wisconsin Leads in Climate Change Study

Even as state agencies censor the issue, UW is national leader in its research.

Groups React as States and Provinces Commit to Reconvene in May to Continue Debate on Precedent-Setting Great Lakes Water Diversion
Press Release

Groups React as States and Provinces Commit to Reconvene in May to Continue Debate on Precedent-Setting Great Lakes Water Diversion

It is critical that any diversion proposal meet the rigorous requirements of the Compact which were developed to safeguard the Great Lakes.

Experts Question Abele’s Expanded Power

Experts Question Abele’s Expanded Power

Land-use experts say it’s unwise to give county exec so much power to sell public land.

Op-Ed: RR Company Bars Access to Mississippi
Op-Ed

RR Company Bars Access to Mississippi

Public stopped from fishing and other recreation on river. Proposed bill would stop this.

Waukesha water diversion application will set precedent for adherence to Great Lakes Compact
Press Release

Waukesha water diversion application will set precedent for adherence to Great Lakes Compact

Eight Great Lakes governors and two Canadian premiers ask Great Lakes citizens to chime in

DNR investigating unauthorized path improvements on state land
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DNR investigating unauthorized path improvements on state land

DNR board tables sale of lakefront land to Walker donor
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DNR board tables sale of lakefront land to Walker donor

Op-Ed: Waukesha Doesn’t Need Lake Michigan Water
Op-Ed

Waukesha Doesn’t Need Lake Michigan Water

City can responsibly treat its groundwater, at half the cost to its taxpayers.

DNR Scientist Cuts Bigger Than Predicted?

DNR Scientist Cuts Bigger Than Predicted?

Walker's budget could also cut LTE staff in DNR's science bureau.

Cuts In DNR Scientists Could Hurt Walleye Fishing

Cuts In DNR Scientists Could Hurt Walleye Fishing

Longterm DNR efforts to reverse Walleye decline in state lakes could be hurt by Walker's proposed cuts.

DNR May Scrap Science Bureau

DNR May Scrap Science Bureau

Administrators consider killing Bureau of Science Services, "bedrock" of DNR, says its ex-leader.

Battle Over Iron Mine Leaves Scars

Battle Over Iron Mine Leaves Scars

The battle "tore the community apart" for mine that was never going to happen, Jauch charges.

Coalition Contends Waukesha Diversion Proposal Falls Short of Meeting Great Lakes Compact
Press Release

Coalition Contends Waukesha Diversion Proposal Falls Short of Meeting Great Lakes Compact

A coalition of Wisconsin conservation and environmental organizations, contends that the City of Waukesha’s plan to divert an average of 10.1 million gallons daily from Lake Michigan does not meet the standards of the Compact

Waukesha Diversion Proposal Demands Scrutiny
Press Release

Waukesha Diversion Proposal Demands Scrutiny

As Complete Details Emerge, Interested Parties Must Evaluate Whether It Meets Wisconsin and Great Lakes Compact Requirements

Mining Company Uses Paramilitary Guards

Mining Company Uses Paramilitary Guards

Gogebic says guards will continue patrolling land, two legislators object.

Waukesha’s Proposed Water Diversion is Vastly Different from Its 2011 Application
Press Release

Waukesha’s Proposed Water Diversion is Vastly Different from Its 2011 Application

The Public Deserves Comprehensible Document, New Hearings and Time to Review

Milwaukee Marriott Downtown to Officially Open its Doors Tomorrow
Press Release

Milwaukee Marriott Downtown to Officially Open its Doors Tomorrow

New Downtown hotel ready ahead of schedule to accommodate Summerfest visitors and other guests