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New DNR Secretary calls on attorneys to ‘step up’ in defending waters


MADISON-Gov. Tony Evers’ newly appointed secretary of the Division of Pure Assets delivered a message Wednesday that the Legislature must “step up” to assist shield the state’s waters and to catch as much as progress being made in different states.

Adam Payne made his first public look Wednesday earlier than the Pure Assets Board, which units coverage for the company.

In a prolonged speech, he highlighted his priorities for conservation and clear water throughout the state and inspired the board to work with out political affect to make choices concerning the state’s pure assets.

Payne stated Wisconsin ought to be main on clear water points, not lagging behind different close by states like it’s with PFAS administration and mitigation.

“We will want the Legislature to step up and work with us to verify we’re outfitted to assist native governments, people and households,” he stated. “And if they do not, how will we do the testing, how will we do the monitoring?”

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