Environmental Law Experts Weigh In On DNR Lawsuit Over CAFO Permits

 Newly Filed Case Could Change DNR Authority Over Large Animal Farms

Newly Filed Case Could Change DNR Authority Over Large Animal Farms

Wisconsin has never taken that position. And in fact as far back as 1922, well before federal law even existed on this topic, (the state) has controlled discharges to groundwater through a very broad term called 'waters of the state,'" Kent said. "The state has never limited itself to that federal mandate."