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Why Badger Ammo Cleanup is faltering


July 19, 2018

Why Badger Ammo Cleanup is Faltering

Dear Editor,

The important story at Badger Army Ammunition Plant is about what is NOT happening.

State regulators have not enforced and the Army has not complied with a number of critical requirements found in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) 2012 groundwater remedial approval which would help inform the best path forward.

For example, in accordance with this permit approval, the Army was to investigate contaminants retained in source area soil associated with known groundwater contaminant plumes. This data would show whether the w...

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