PFAS in Foam Far Worse Than Water in Wisconsin’s Rivers, Lakes

PFAS in Foam Far Worse Than Water in Wisconsin’s Rivers, Lakes

Study finds PFAS levels in foam were 50 to 7,000 times higher than in the water.

Lawmakers At Odds Over Releasing Health, PFAS Funds

Lawmakers At Odds Over Releasing Health, PFAS Funds

GOP-controlled Joint Finance Committee won't release funding, citing legal risk.

Wisconsin Senate Votes to Override Governor’s Vetoes
Gov. Evers Sues Republican Legislators for Continued Obstruction of Investments Intended to Address Pressing Challenges Facing Wisconsin

Gov. Evers Sues Republican Legislators for Continued Obstruction of Investments Intended to Address Pressing Challenges Facing Wisconsin

Governor’s countersuit comes as Republican lawmakers refuse to release nearly $200 million in already-approved investments to fight PFAS, improve kids’ literacy, respond to hospital closures in Western Wisconsin

Legislators Agree on Opioid Plan, Still Withhold PFAS, Hospital Funds

Legislators Agree on Opioid Plan, Still Withhold PFAS, Hospital Funds

Standoff between Republicans on Joint Finance Committee and Gov. Evers continues.

Gov. Evers Again Calls Republican Lawmakers into Special Meeting to Urge Immediate Release of $140 Million to Fight PFAS Statewide, Respond to Hospital Closures in Western Wisconsin
The State of Politics: Voters Worried About PFAS in Water  
The State of Politics

Voters Worried About PFAS in Water  

69% are worried, poll shows. But Evers and Legislature can't agree on how to address problem.

EPA Slaps Two PFAS Chemicals With Superfund Law Designation

EPA Slaps Two PFAS Chemicals With Superfund Law Designation

The listing will force PFAS manufacturers and others to pay for cleaning up contamination.

DNR Responds To EPA’s Designation Of PFOA And PFOS As Hazardous Substances
Evers Won’t Rule Out Court Challenge to Force Release of PFAS Funds

Evers Won’t Rule Out Court Challenge to Force Release of PFAS Funds

Nine months after Legislature set aside $125 million to address PFAS, funding still stalled.

Gov. Evers Vetoes PFAS Bill, Calls Special Meeting of Budget Committee

Gov. Evers Vetoes PFAS Bill, Calls Special Meeting of Budget Committee

Governor urges GOP legislators to release budgeted funds for PFAS and hospitals.

DNR, DHS Respond To EPA’s Announcement Of Maximum Contaminant Levels For PFAS In Drinking Water
GOP Leaders Urge Gov. Evers to Sign Divisive PFAS Bill 

GOP Leaders Urge Gov. Evers to Sign Divisive PFAS Bill 

It provides funding but restricts Wisconsin DNR's enforcement powers against polluters.

UW-Madison to Open PFAS Center

UW-Madison to Open PFAS Center

US Rep. Mark Pocan secured $963,000 federal funding for Center of Excellence in PFAS Environmental Science.

Gov. Evers Slams Republicans for Continued Delays Releasing Critical Funds to Fight PFAS Statewide, Stabilize Healthcare Industry in Western Wisconsin

Gov. Evers Slams Republicans for Continued Delays Releasing Critical Funds to Fight PFAS Statewide, Stabilize Healthcare Industry in Western Wisconsin

Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee set to meet Monday without taking any action to release funding to fight PFAS, address urgent healthcare industry needs in Western Wisconsin

Wisconsin DNR Update On WMC And Leather Rich, Inc V. DNR
State Appeals Court Blocks DNR’s Regulation of PFAS

State Appeals Court Blocks DNR’s Regulation of PFAS

2-1 decision upholds lower court ruling limiting agency's authority to clean up PFAS.

Evers Seeks Compromise on Republican PFAS Bill

Evers Seeks Compromise on Republican PFAS Bill

Threatens veto of GOP plan, saying 'I'm not signing bill letting polluters off the hook.'

Gov. Evers Urges Lawmakers to Support Compromise to Release $125 Million to Fight PFAS Contaminants Statewide

Gov. Evers Urges Lawmakers to Support Compromise to Release $125 Million to Fight PFAS Contaminants Statewide

Governor submits compromise to Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee to immediately release funding to fight PFAS without controversial provisions benefitting polluters contained in Republican-backed bill

PFAS Bill Puts Burden of PFAS Cleanup on Wisconsin Taxpayers

PFAS Bill Puts Burden of PFAS Cleanup on Wisconsin Taxpayers

Clean Wisconsin urges Gov. Evers to veto SB 312

PFAS ‘poison pill’ bill SB 312 is bad legislation deserving of veto
Legislature Passes PFAS Bill, But Evers Likely To Veto It

Legislature Passes PFAS Bill, But Evers Likely To Veto It

$125 million is set aside in trust for addressing forever chemicals, but bill would limit DNR authority.

Republican Proposal Moves Forward PFAS Standards

Republican Proposal Moves Forward PFAS Standards

But Democrats, DNR sought different path for forever-chemical regulation.

New PFAS legislation would allow critical PFAS groundwater standards to progress
Evers Calls On Legislature to Release PFAS Funds

Evers Calls On Legislature to Release PFAS Funds

Also pushes GOP legislators to approve DNR groundwater rule targeting pollution.

Gov. Evers Urges Legislature to Release $125 Million to Address PFAS, Act to Protect Wisconsin’s Groundwater

Gov. Evers Urges Legislature to Release $125 Million to Address PFAS, Act to Protect Wisconsin’s Groundwater

With rulemaking on PFAS standards stalled until GOP acts, governor calls for urgent legislative action and the release of $125 million in already-approved funds

New PFAS And Manganese Grant Program For Small Public Water Systems To Open In January 2024
Judge Rules Marinette Common Council Violated Open Meetings Law
PFAS Cleanup of State Drinking Water Would Cost $208 Million

PFAS Cleanup of State Drinking Water Would Cost $208 Million

New report by conservation group estimates cost, urges legislative action.

Senate Republicans fail Wisconsinites on safe drinking water