Green Bay lawmakers propose manure regulation
December 8, 2015 by Wisconsin Ag Connection
December 8, 2015, Green Bay, WI – A pair of state lawmakers from Green Bay are proposing a bill that would require the Department of Natural Resources, Department of Agriculture, and county land and water conservationists to identify and map areas susceptible to groundwater contamination for farmers to follow when they spread their manure.
Rep. Eric Genrich and Sen. Dave Hansen say their proposal is in response to the growing concerns the public has over large-scale farms and how they handle their animal waste. READ MORE