|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 6 Jul 2012 13:12:47 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] WATER: Wisconsin approves alternate water at Badger Plant|
DNR OK with Army water plan to replace at-risk wells near Badger BY TIM DAMOS BARABOO NEWS REPUBLIC (WI) July 1, 2012A state agency has stamped its seal of approval on the U.S. Army’s plan to install a public water system for residents near the contaminated Badger Ammunition Plant.
In a decision released late last week, the state Department of Natural Resources placed conditions on its approval that will require the Army to provide evidence of the plan’s effectiveness as it is carried out.
"If the chosen remedy is not effective, the DNR has the authority to require that the Army take additional action to address concerns at the site," said DNR Drinking Water and Ground Water Supervisor Eileen Pierce.
The plan has been controversial because if the public water system is installed and citizens no longer drink from their private wells, the Army would be permitted to phase out its groundwater treatment system.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.wiscnews.com/news/local/article_5227cd82- c3d5-11e1-8c47-001a4bcf887a.html?comment_form=true
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