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May 25, 2012

AG orders railroad to pay 49K for storm water, wetland violations

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen on Friday announced Progressive Rail Inc., and its Wisconsin Northern Railroad division, must pay $49,000 in forfeitures, assessments, costs and fees for violating Wisconsin's storm water and wetland protection laws, according to a news release from the Attorney General's office.

Mar 5, 2012

Property owner to pay 12K for waterway, wetland violations

Suamico property owner David Blohoweak has been ordered to pay $12,000 in forfeitures, assessments, costs and fees for illegally filling wetlands and building an artificial pond on the bank of a navigable stream without any permits from the Department of Natural Resources, according to a news release from the Wisconsin attorney general's office.

May 9, 2011

Contractor, land owner settle with state for depositing fill in wetlands

A property owner and a contractor have agreed to pay the state $12,500 to resolve a civil environmental lawsuit. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources had asked the Wisconsin Department of Justice to prosecute Stan Johnson and contractor Mark Schultz for violating state wetland protection laws on Johnson’s rural Fond du Lac County property, a […]

Mar 16, 2011

2010AP2123 Lauderdale Lakes Lake Management District v. Walworth County, et al.

Property Variances; wetlands The Walworth County Board of Adjustment (the Board) denied the variance request of Lauderdale Lakes Lake Management District (the District). On petition for a writ of certiorari, the circuit court upheld the Board’s denial. The District contends it demonstrated its entitlement to a variance and that the Board’s decision is contrary to […]

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