RURAL WATER E-NEWS …………………………….……….….…………………………….   6/15/2022

Wisconsin Republicans allow PFAS standards to take effect.  Wisconsin Republicans will allow regulations Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ administration developed to control pollution from a group of chemicals known as PFAS to take effect, a spokesman for the lawmaker who controls the Legislature’s rules committee said Monday.   ​​​Wisconsin Republicans allow PFAS standards to take effect | Latest News | madison.com

Wisconsin’s PFAS standards are on track to take effect. What happens next?  Wisconsin will likely see its first standards for so-called forever chemicals known as PFAS now that Wisconsin Republicans have posed no objections to the rules.  Wisconsin’s PFAS standards are on track to take effect. What happens next? | Wisconsin Public Radio (wpr.org)

EPA to give $60M to 12 states to help curb water pollution.  The federal government said Friday that it will distribute $60 million among 12 states that have waterways that flow into the Mississippi River to help them control farm runoff and other pollution that contribute to a dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico.  ​​​EPA to give $60M to 12 states to help curb water pollution | National News | madison.com

Milton Common Council accepts $300,000 in state money for lead service line replacement.  The city of Milton has accepted $300,000 in state funding to replace lead water service lines throughout the city.  ​​Milton Common Council accepts $300,000 in state money for lead service line replacement | Government | gazettextra.com

Protestors rally to stop Eau Claire bottling plant.  A Monday evening protest outside of Eau Claire City Hall encouraged city leaders to vote no today on Niagra Bottling Co.’s proposal to build a plant.  ​​​​Protestors rally to stop Eau Claire bottling plant | Daily Updates | leadertelegram.com

Whoa! Everyone wants a free autosampler!  Due to a huge outpouring of interest, we have reached the limit to the free autosampler program mentioned in last week’s eNews.  Kay will work through the requests and will get as many samplers as available to us.  We should know in a couple weeks who will receive a sampler.  Thanks everyone for your interests.  If this program pops up again, we’ll let you know.

Quote: “It’s so hot the cows are givin’ powdered milk.” – Lorina Groh (Grandma)