Monthly Archives: May 2013

Foundation Testifies on Mercury Emissions

The Great Lakes Legal Foundation testified at the May 21 meeting of the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board on Board Agenda Item 2.A.1. – Approval of the Department’s recommendation contained in the report to the Board on Wisconsin’s State Mercury Air … Continue reading

Posted in Clean Air Act, Department of Natural Resources, Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, Rulemaking in Wisconsin

Air Quality Looking Up

The DNR’s new Air Quality Trends website allows visitors to the site to see ozone and fine particles (PM2.5) monitoring data for the state on a county by county basis.

Posted in Clean Air Act, Department of Natural Resources, Rulemaking in Wisconsin

Red Tape Rising

The Heritage Foundation has released a new white paper, “Red Tape Rising: Regulations in Obama’s First Term,” which analyzes the number and cost of regulations enacted during Pres. Obama’s first term.

Posted in Regulatory Train Wreck

Analyzing the Impacts of Industrial Sand

The April 2013 issue of Wisconsin Interest, the magazine published by the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, has an article making an economic and environmental argument in favor of frac sand mining. The article, “Mining Success,” also discusses the impact the … Continue reading

Posted in Department of Natural Resources, Energy, Rulemaking in Wisconsin