Despite neither the fishfarm nor the groundwater bill being voted down by the Senate, procedural measures likely mean both bills are dead for this session
A Force Awakening?
Waterfront property owners surprised legislators with vocal efforts opposing the dismantling of Wisconsin’s water law, demonstrating the potential influence of a lake community actively engaged in lake policy.
DNR moves forward with realignment plans
Secretary Stepp and other agency leaders met with conservation groups to detail plans, answer questions, and gain input
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From Wisconsin Lakes Lake Policy Report March 9, 2016:
The 2015-16 legislative session is nearly, but not quite, over. The Assembly adjourned at the end of February, though it could reconvene to consider legislation if its leadership deems it necessary. The Senate, also eager to wrap things up, is scheduled for one more floor session next week. A host of water related legislation was introduced this session, and over the next few months, The Lake Policy Report will review what passed and what didn’t in more depth. For now, here’s an update on what’s still being considered, and the good and the bad of what’s recently passed. View entire report ->