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Schimel: DNR lacks broad authority to regulate wells (UPDATE)

In a step likely to roll back the state’s ability to regulate high-capacity wells, Attorney General Brad Schimel has released an opinion finding the DNR cannot exercise authority that wasn’t explicitly granted it by state statute or rules.

About Dan Shaw, dshaw@wislawjournal.com

Dan Shaw is the managing editor at the Wisconsin Law Journal. He can be reached at dshaw@wislawjournal.com or at 414-225-1807.

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