Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Phosphorus Rules + WDNR = MMSD and Crap

From the WDNR web site.
"New phosphorus rules approved to improve Wisconsin water quality

News Release Published: June 23, 2010 by the Central Office

Contact(s): Russ Rasmussen (608) 266-0865

MADISON - Department of Natural Resources Secretary Matt Frank applauded today’s action by the state Natural Resources Board to approve a comprehensive strategy to improve the water quality of Wisconsin’s lakes, rivers and streams.

The rules proposed by the DNR address phosphorous and other nutrient pollution as well as erosion and sedimentation that degrade water quality."
WDNR News Release - New phosphorus rules approved to improve Wisconsin water quality
Frank thanked the following organizations for providing valuable input into the rule package passed by the Natural Resources Board.

* Wisconsin Dairy Business Association
* Wisconsin Farm Bureau
* Clean Wisconsin
* Sierra Club
* Wisconsin Environment
* Midwest Environmental Associates
* The Wisconsin River Alliance
* The Potato and Vegetable Growers Association
* Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association
* The Wisconsin Pork Association
* The Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association
* Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
* Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District
* Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District
* Municipal Environmental Group
* Wisconsin Corn Growers Association

So we have to watch phosphorus and Frank thanks MMSD for dumping CRAP into Lake Michigan. From JSOnline.

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