State quietly deregulates stormwater, its latest move in a series of environmental rollbacks

Ken Potter, a UW-Madison hydrologist, likes to imagine the Yahara Lakes around Madison as a clogged bathtub. With little change in elevation between the top and bottom of the lake chain, the stormwater that flows in tends to stay there.

In places built on natural wetlands like Madison, Potter explained that managing runoff is critical to keeping pollutants out of lakes and preventing erosion and neighborhood flooding...

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Ken Notes: There is a real opportunity to clean up out lakes and rivers in the Madison area. This Legislation does nothing to help!



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