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Author Archives: Michaela Paukner, mpaukner@wislawjournal.com

Michaela Paukner is the legal reporter for the Wisconsin Law Journal. She can be reached at (414) 225-1825 or by email at mpaukner@wislawjournal.com.

EPA settles lawsuit over hazardous waste near Franklin landfill

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with the garbage-disposal giant Waste Management of Wisconsin, Inc. over allegedly illegal hazardous-waste practices at a landfill in Franklin. The proposed settlement, announced on Thursday, calls for increased monitoring for hazardous waste near ...

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Poll: One-third of employees would sue employer over contracting COVID-19 (INFOGRAPHIC)

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The Wisconsin Legislature's lawsuit over Gov. Tony Evers' stay-at-home order is making headlines throughout the country. The state Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case this week, giving conservative justices on the court an opportunity to dig into the assistant attorney general representing Andrea Palm, the Department of Health Services secretary.

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