Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Wisconsin Water: Issues & Actions


Join an expert group of thinkers and reporters for an informative discussion about Wisconsin’s water heritage and a new initiative to cover the Mississippi River basin. Journalists and speakers will deliver updates on their reporting/topic followed by a Q&A session and discussion about water quality, environment, and sustainability.

Wisconsin Waters: Issues and Actions will be held at the Lunda Center at Western Technical College on Thursday, September 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. Free registration is available here.

Read more about the event and its reasons in this Wisconsin Watch article. They describe some of the programming:

[Wisconsin Watch's Bennet] Goldstein and [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Madeline] Heim will be joined by JC Nelson, acting center director for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, Lee Donahue, a supervisor from the town of Campbell on French Island, where residents have been drinking bottled water since 2021 because of PFAS contamination in private wells, and a representative from the La Crosse Urban Stormwater Group.

Casey Meehan, director of Sustainability and Resilience at Western Technical College will moderate the panel discussion and a question-and-answer segment with the audience. Lee Rasch, executive director of LeaderEthics a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting integrity in American democracy, will serve as the emcee.

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