TMLIA signs letter in response to request for relaxed phosphorus standards
Operating in the often contentious world of policy, TMLIA's first priority to members is our mission of protecting water quality. That is why the Executive Board unanimously voted to have TMLIA, as an entity, included as a signer in response to the recent letter proposing relaxing phosphorus limits for point sources.
Because TMLIA operates under civic governance standards, we strictly refrain from promoting a particular candidate or political party while still remaining politically astute. Therefore, TMLIA carefully considers official stances and the other organizations associated with them. When acting for the organization as a whole, the Executive Board clearly recognizes, with heavy responsibility, that we represent many members with varied backgrounds and opinions, not our own individual interests.
We greatly respect the Executive Board member's individual efforts to carefully consider all viewpoints and research the topic in the brief time allowed before formulating their descision. This was a complex, but important issue, and was approached with the upmost seriousness.
The original letter and the prompted response are included here.
Attached files: [5.16_.17_Phosphorus_.CongressionalDelegation_.pdf], [PhosphorusRules_ResponseLetter_5-3-2017.pdf],
News & Events AUG 30th
Public invited to comment on priorities for water quality standards
Where should state environmental officials focus efforts to protect our water for the next three years?
State officials are seeking public comment on a draft list of five water quality standards proposed as priorities for protecting Wisconsin’s lakes and rivers.
Stakeholders are invited to comment on DNR’s draft priority list from August 28 to October 5, 2018. The draft report of the 2018 – 2020 TSR priorities, which includes the list and topic descriptions, can be found HERE.
A public hearing will be held on September 21, 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at 101 S. Webster St., Madison, in Room G27.
Questions or comments on the triennial standards review process should be directed to Marcia Willhite by calling (608) 267-7425, e-mailing email@example.com, or mailing to Wisconsin DNR WT/3, PO Box 7921, Madison, WI 53707.
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