DNR Hearing on Groundwater Standards Jan. 6

The Department of Natural Resources (dnr.wisconsin.gov) will hold a public hearing on a permanent rule, revising NR 140, setting standards to minimize polluting substances in groundwater, Board Order DG-15-19. Public comment and feedback on Board Order DG-15-19 is at time and location below. Comments on the proposed rule must be received on or before January 11, 2022.

Hearing Information

Date: January 6, 2022
Time: 1:00p.m.
Virtual Location Link:

To register and join the hearing online or by phone use the information provided above.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged if you plan to provide spoken comments during the hearing. To pre-register, either use the Zoom link above or download and complete the fillable Hearing Appearance form and send it to DNR140GroundwaterQualityStandards@Wisconsin.gov.

Written comments may be submitted by U.S. mail, E-mail, or through the internet and will have the same weight and effect as oral statements presented at the public hearing. Written comments and any questions on the proposed rules should be submitted to:

Bruce Rheineck
Department of Natural Resources
101 S. Webster Street
PO Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707

DNR140GroundwaterQualityStandards@Wisconsin.gov or DNRAdministrativeRulesComments@wisconsin.gov

The rule may be viewed at: https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/news/input/ProposedPermanent.html

The rule may be reviewed, and comments made at: http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/chr/hearings


DG-15-19 Numerical standards to minimize the concentration of polluting substances in groundwater NR 140 Public hearing Jan. 6, 2022 [PDF]

Bruce Rheineck