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Protecting Waukesha County's Natural Resourses since 1978

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WEAL SPEAKER EVENT

THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2022 7pm

New Berlin Public Library

MELISSA SCANLAN

Author of:

Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy

Melissa K. Scanlan is the Lynde B. Uihlein Endowed Chair in Water Policy and the Director of the Center for Water Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences. She is a Professor in the School of Freshwater Sciences and affiliated faculty at UW-Madison Law School.


Event is free and open to the public.

ORCHARD RIDGE LANDFILL EASTERN EXPANSIONSOUTHERN UNIT (BOUNDARY ROAD SUPERFUND SITE PLAN) MENOMONEE FALLS


Public Notice Issued 7/31/2022 - A Public Notice and Fact Sheet on the DNR and EPA’s Five-Year Review for the Boundary Road Landfill Superfund Site (a.k.a Lauer 1 Sanitary Landfill Superfund Site) in Menomonee Falls has been issued. The notice provides an opportunity for community members and other stakeholders affected by the Boundary Road Superfund Site to express an interest in forming a Community Advisory Group (CAG) for the Boundary Road Superfund Site as well as an opportunity to submit comments on Boundary Road to the DNR and EPA.


Comments on the formation of a CAG can be submitted to BJ LeRoy at [email protected]. The DNR is asking those interested in forming a CAG to include “BRL CAG Interest” in the subject line. Comments must be submitted by August 30, 2022...[continue reading] 

John Filcher, author of “Red Herrings: A Cautionary Journey for Citizen Opposition Groups” was the guest speaker at WEAL’s Annual Meeting (via Zoom) on 11/11/2021. John’s presentation included a firsthand account of how an ordinary group of citizens banded together and formed “Incinerator Free Brown County” (IFBC) to fight against a proposed trash incinerator that was initially proposed in Ashwaubenon and later Green Bay. John described the many twists and turns IFBC faced during the several year campaign to stop the project. WEAL along with several environmental groups networked with IFBC were mentioned during the presentation and are cited in the book.


WEAL has donated a copy of “Red Herrings: A Cautionary Journey for Citizen Opposition Groups” to the Waukesha Public Library. The book is also available at barnesandnoble.com and amazon.com

WEAL supports the Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change report

Read or download the full report: Low Res (10 MB)