Rural America’s Own Private Flint: Polluted Water Too Dangerous to Drink

Via The New York Times: ARMENIA, Wis. — The groundwater that once ran cool and clean from taps in this Midwestern farming town is now laced with contaminants and fear. People refuse to drink it. They won’t brush their teeth with it. They dread taking showers. Rural communities call it their own, private Flint— a … Continue reading Rural America’s Own Private Flint: Polluted Water Too Dangerous to Drink

Contaminated Water in Juneau and Wood Counties Brings Potential Legal Action

Via WAOW: CENTRAL WISCONSIN (WAOW) — Two Wisconsin law firms Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C., and Pines Bach LLP will represent residents in a dispute involving big farms. Dozens of residents met with representatives of the law firms Tuesday evening to get a clearer understanding of what lies ahead. Critics claim a concentrated animal feed … Continue reading Contaminated Water in Juneau and Wood Counties Brings Potential Legal Action

Wisconsin Supreme Court Removes Hurdle For Large-Scale Dairy Farm

Via Wisconsin Public Radio: Property rights advocates are hailing a Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling in favor of a proposed large-scale dairy farm in central Wisconsin. Opponents of Golden Sands Dairy insist they are not defeated. The company wants to house 5,300 cows and grow vegetables on almost 6,400 acres of land in Wood County's Town of Saratoga. … Continue reading Wisconsin Supreme Court Removes Hurdle For Large-Scale Dairy Farm