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November 2019

Tuesday, November 12

9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Laboratory Certification Standards Review Council Quarterly Meeting
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, 2601 Agriculture Road, Room: 2nd floor "fish bowl" next to lunch room
Madison, Wisconsin 53718 (Dane County)
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Contact: Tom Trainor, 920-412-5970
Detailed information: This is a regular meeting of the Laboratory Certification Standards Review Council. The Agenda for this meeting is provided on this webpage. People may join the meeting by computer, tablet or smartphone through global.gotomeeting.com/join/232520565 or by phone 408-650-3123, using access code 232-520-565. New to GoToMeeting? The app is available at: global.gotomeeting.com/install/232520565

Published: 10/31/2019 10:47:25 AM


9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Wisconsin Invasive Species Council
DNR Science Operations Center, 2801 Progress Road
Madison, Wisconsin 53716 (Dane County)
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Contact: Tara Bergeson, 608-264-6043
Detailed information: TheWisconsin Invasive Species Councilwill meet to discuss the Species Assessment Group (SAG) process, receive a report form the Education Committee, and hear species and program updates.
Agenda [PDF]

Published: 11/6/2019 11:09:59 AM


Thursday, November 14

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Recovery and Diversion Subgroup
Phone in (see detailed information), (Conference Call County)
Contact: Jennifer Semrau, 608-267-7550
Detailed information: The Recovery and Diversion Subgroup, of the Waste and Materials Management Study Group, will be meeting via conference call. Agenda topics include discussion of the statewide audit of the recycling program, previous work on recycling evaluation and definitions of recycling, and the 30 year anniversary of the statewide recycling law. Contact Jennifer Semrau for call-in information.

Published: 11/8/2019 9:49:08 AM


9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Non-Metallic Mining Advisory Committee
Columbia County Health and Human Services, 111 E. Mullett St.
Portage, Wisconsin 53901 (Columbia County)
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Contact: Roberta Walls, 608-785-9272
Detailed information: Members of the Non-Metallic Mining Advisory will meet to discuss non-metallic mine program activity with updates from DNR and the members. Agenda will be available on the council page of the DNR website.

Published: 10/29/2019 1:09:21 PM


9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Drinking Water and Groundwater Study Group Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Carlyn Marty, 608-266-6669
Detailed information: The study group is a stakeholder working group that addresses policy and technical topics relevant to the Drinking Water and Groundwater Program. Additional information can be found on the DG Study Group webpage.

Published: 11/1/2019 4:01:28 PM


1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Small Business Environmental Council
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: 413
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Renee Bashel, 608-266-6977
Detailed information: The Small Business Environmental Council makes sure that the DNR serves the small business community in smart and effective ways. Agenda will be posted on council page of DNR website.

Published: 11/4/2019 11:07:24 AM


1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Wisconsin PFAS Advisory Committee (WisPAC) Kick-Off Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Ashley Hoekstra, 608-261-7599
Detailed information: The Wisconsin PFAS Advisory Committee (WisPAC) is composed of state agencies charged with developing and coordinating statewide initiatives to address the growing PFAS health and environmental concern. It was established via Governor Evers' Executive Order #40. An agenda will be available on the website in advance of the meeting with an agenda and other meeting materials. There will be a set amount of time at the end of the meeting for questions or input from the public.

Published: 11/6/2019 4:32:45 PM


Friday, November 15

9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Friday, November 15, 2019
Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St.
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Sara Minkoff, 608-669-5447
Detailed information: The purpose of the Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council is to advise the DNR on the best ways to preserve, protect, expand and improve Wisconsin's urban and community forest resources.
Note: Actual meeting end times may be earlier or later than scheduled. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. Please verify meeting dates and times prior to attendance. Refreshments available for Council members and their guests only.

Published: 10/29/2019 12:53:11 PM


10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday, November 15, 2019
Beneficial Use Administrative Rules Public Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Phil Fauble, 608-267-3538
Detailed information: This is a meeting for the public to provide feedback on proposed revisions to the beneficial use of industrial byproducts rule (ch. NR 538 Wis. Adm. Code). The DNR will review and accept comments on proposed revisions to the existing rules governing the beneficial use of industrial byproducts such as coal combustion residuals, foundry sand and paper mill byproducts.

Published: 10/30/2019 11:51:53 AM


Tuesday, November 19

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Wetland Mitigation Banking Listening Session
Rhinelander DNR Service Center, 107 Sutliff Ave.
Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501 (Oneida County)
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Contact: Josie Lathrop, 608-267-7662
Detailed information: The meeting is being held jointly by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to solicit feedback and discuss the current state and federal wetland mitigation bank review processes with a specific focus on ways to improve consistency and efficiency in the programs. The agencies have preliminarily identified the following topics to be covered at the sessions: communication, agency review comments, agency guidance, and review and credit release processes.

Published: 10/23/2019 11:43:02 AM


Wednesday, November 20

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Wetland Mitigation Banking Listening Session
Mead Wildlife Center, 2148 County Road S, Room: Conference Room
Milladore, Wisconsin 54454 (Portage County)
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Contact: Josie Lathrop, 608-267-7662
Detailed information: The meeting is being held jointly by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to solicit feedback and discuss the current state and federal wetland mitigation bank review processes with a specific focus on ways to improve consistency and efficiency in the programs. The agencies have preliminarily identified the following topics to be covered at the sessions: communication, agency review comments, agency guidance, and review and credit release processes.

Published: 10/23/2019 11:43:02 AM


12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area
Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
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Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments. Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area

Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments.Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


Thursday, November 21

8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Wetland Study Council
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: 413
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Tom Pearce, 608-264-8554
Detailed information: The Wetland Study Council will meet to discuss the in-lieu fee wetland mitigation program, wetland General Permit review, and plan for future meetings.

Published: 11/11/2019 4:48:17 PM


 

December 2019

Friday, December 6

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Friday, December 06, 2019
Waste and Materials Management Study Group Meeting
Appleton Public Library, 225 N. Oneida St., Room: Meeting Room A
Appleton, Wisconsin 54911 (Outagamie County)
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Contact: Kate Strom Hiorns, 608-261-8449
Detailed information: The Waste and Materials Management Study Group will meet to discuss updates from the department, policy bank procedures, and updates from Alternative Landfill Covers, Recycling, and Construction & Demolition subgroups.

Published: 10/21/2019 12:22:30 PM


Monday, December 9

1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Monday, December 09, 2019
Economic Development and Green Environment (EDGE) Advisory Team Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S Webster St., Room: G27
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Weston Wegener, 608-267-9753
Detailed information: The Advisory Team provides input to department staff on the implementation of the EDGE pilot program established under 2017 Wisconsin Act 70. The meeting agenda will be posted on the EDGE webpage.

Published: 8/14/2019 5:55:20 PM


Wednesday, December 18

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area

Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments.Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


 

January 2020

Wednesday, January 15

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area
Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments. Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area
Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments. Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov.Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


 

February 2020

Wednesday, February 19

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area
Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessionsto ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments. Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


Note: Actual meeting end times may be earlier or later than scheduled. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. Please verify meeting dates and times prior to attendance.

Last revised: Friday, June 14, 2019