PFAS Legislation Hits Rough Waters

PFAS Legislation Hits Rough Waters

Governor Evers has scuttled the latest plan to deal with PFAS contamination in the state.

The governor yesterday vetoed the proposal from Republican lawmakers because he said it included a loophole for polluters. Republicans say the governor’s definition of polluter includes anyone who finds any PFAS contamination on their land or in their water, even if the chemicals came from somewhere else. Lawmakers say they want to focus on cleaning Wisconsin’s drinking water, and accuse the governor of wanting to sue people. Governor Evers says he still wants the 125 million-dollars that lawmakers have set aside for PFAS clean-up, he’s called lawmakers to meet with him about setting-up a trust fund.

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