WI to hold hearings on stricter manure runoff rules
December 8, 2016 by Wisconsin State Journal
December 8, 2016, Madison, WI – Farm runoff standards are set to be tightened in Wisconsin, so state officials want to hear from the public about the proposed changes.
The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection will hold four public hearings in January on the changes to the rule known as ATCP 50, with the changes precipitated by changes to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s nutrient management standard.
The hearings are Jan. 9 in Eau Claire, Jan. 19 in Platteville, Jan. 23 in Appleton and Jan. 26 in Madison. READ MORE