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The DNR holds many meetings that are open to the public. Unlike public hearings, comments and participation at these meetings are not usually "on the record."

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July 2020

Monday, July 6

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Monday, July 06, 2020
Online (see detailed information)

(see detailed information below for more information)

Conference Call

Phone in (see detailed information)

Public meetings for input on proposed emergency rule RR-11-17E
Contact: Molly Schmidt, 608-267-7500
Detailed information: The Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) Program seeks input on the development of revisions to Wis. Admin. Code chs. NR 700-799, Environmental Protection - Investigation and Remediation of Environmental Contamination. This meeting will focus on gathering input regarding proposed emergency rules (board order RR-11-17E). The proposed emergency rules implement statutory financial assurance requirements under 2015 Wis. Act 204 that apply to certain types of sites with contaminated sediment.
If you plan to attend the meeting, please RSVP to Molly Schmidt.
The Skype link and meeting materials this meeting are available on the Brownfields Rule Changes page of the DNR website, along with further information regarding this rule making effort.

Published: 6/19/2020 10:07:37 AM

Thursday, July 9

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, July 09, 2020
Wild Turkey Advisory Committee
Location: (see detailed information below for more information)
Contact: Alaina Gerrits, 608-261-8458
Detailed information: The Wild Turkey Advisory Committee is meeting to discuss harvest from fall 2019, and spring 2020 and set bonus harvest authorization levels for fall 2020. This will be a skype/teleconference meeting. Meeting minutes will be posted on the turkey page of the DNR website under the "management" tab. For more information contact Alaina Gerrits- assistant upland wildlife ecologist 608-513-6739.

Published: 6/26/2020 11:07:55 AM

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, July 09, 2020
Green Tier Public Informational Meeting
Location: (see detailed information below for more information)
Contact: Jenni Birkholz, 608-266-8226
Detailed information: The DNR Sustainability and Business Support Section will hold a public information meeting concerning the proposed participation contract of Inpro Corporation, Muskego, into Tier 2 of Green Tier. Inpro has a robust sustainability program to improve environmental impacts by setting goals and ensuring continual improvement as they work toward superior environmental performance. At this time, Inpro is not requesting any regulatory flexibility in their contract. A copy of the proposed contract [PDF] is available on the Green Tier pages of DNR website. Due to state measures being implemented to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, this hearing will be held via Skype, rather than in person. Participants can join online via Skype or join via phone by calling toll free 866-715-6499, conference ID: 2910260138#.The meeting will begin at 10 am on Thursday, July 9, 2020. Written comments will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on July 9, 2020. For more information or to submit a written comment contact Jenni Birkholz.

Published: 6/25/2020 4:33:30 PM

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 09, 2020
Informational meeting for the Northeast Lakeshore TMDL in the Sheboygan River Basin
Location: (see detailed information below for more information)
Contact: Kim Oldenborg, 608-266-7037
Detailed information: This is the second webinar in a four-part webinar series. This webinar will 1) overview the stream monitoring methods used for development of the North East Lakeshore Total Maximum Daily Limit project and 2) provide a summary of the impaired waterbodies and stream monitoring data for each of the three major drainage basins in the project area. A question and answer session will follow each basin's presentation. No registration is required, please join the webinar here: For more information, view the webinar announcement flyer [PDF].

Published: 6/19/2020 10:07:37 AM

Wednesday, July 22

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
NR 151 Rule Change Technical Advisory Committee
UW-Stevens Point - Lee S. Dreyfus University Center, 1015 Reserve St.
Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481 (Portage County)
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Contact: Chris Clayton, 608-333-9265
Detailed information: The purpose of this meeting is to make recommendations to the NR 151 rule modification and develop a targeted performance standard to abate nitrate pollution in areas of the state with highly permeable soils which are susceptible to groundwater contamination (sensitive areas) for the purpose of achieving compliance with the nitrate groundwater standards. The rule revisions will define sensitive areas in the state and the performance standards needed to protect surface and groundwater quality in these areas.

Published: 2/17/2020 4:54:52 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