Saratoga Not Giving Up After State Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Proposed Dairy

Via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: MADISON - The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the owners of a proposed large-scale dairy near Wisconsin Rapids can farm 6,388 acres of related land despite a town zoning ordinance. The court, in a 5-2 decision, reversed an appeals court's 2017 ruling that building permits for the proposed 5,300-cow dairy did not … Continue reading Saratoga Not Giving Up After State Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Proposed Dairy

Wisconsin Court Clears Way for Large-Scale Dairy Farm

Via Associated Press: MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Supreme Court removed a regulatory hurdle Tuesday for a large-scale dairy farm in central Wisconsin, ruling that the farmers’ right to use thousands of acres for crops was locked in when they filed their building permit. Wisconsin is the nation’s second-leading milk producer. Dairy operations in … Continue reading Wisconsin Court Clears Way for Large-Scale Dairy Farm

State Help Sought on Wood County Water Quality

Via Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune: Some Wood County officials are hoping to enlist help from state lawmakers to address concerns about water and air pollution in central Wisconsin. “We’re trying to influence state legislation,” Wood County Board member Bill Leichtnam said. Leichtnam is among several board members and numerous citizens concerned about the prospect of a … Continue reading State Help Sought on Wood County Water Quality

DNR Study on Little Plover River Presented at UW-Stevens Point

Via WSAU: STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAU) -- State legislators and curious citizens gathered at the Michelsen Concert Hall on the UW-Stevens Point campus Tuesday night to hear the findings of a study from the DNR on the Little Plover River and the effect of high capacity wells on its water flow. The findings were preliminary, but … Continue reading DNR Study on Little Plover River Presented at UW-Stevens Point