160.29(1)(b) (b) The research or monitoring data supporting the finding by the department that the preventive action limit or the enforcement standard for a substance is, or will be, attained or exceeded at the points of standards application.
160.29(1)(c) (c) A recitation of the authority of the regulatory agency to regulate the substance.
160.29(2) (2)Within 120 days after receipt of a petition under this section, the regulatory agency either shall deny the petition in writing or shall submit to the department a proposed timetable for the revision or promulgation of the requested rules and proceed with rule making under subch. II of ch. 227. Failure of the agency to respond to the petition within 120 days constitutes denial of the petition.
160.29(3) (3)Section 227.12 does not apply to petitions under this section.
160.29 History History: 1983 a. 410; 1985 a. 182 s. 57.
160.31 160.31 Legislative review. Nothing in this chapter affects the legislative review of any proposed rule relating to animal waste treatment, under s. 13.565.
160.31 History History: 1983 a. 410.
160.32 160.32 Common law and liability.
160.32(1)(1)Common law unaffected. Nothing in this chapter restricts or abrogates any remedy which any person or class of persons may have under other statutory or common law.
160.32(2) (2) No admission of liability. A response at a specific site taken by any person under s. 160.23 or 160.25 is not evidence of liability or an admission of liability for any potential or actual environmental pollution, as defined under s. 299.01 (4).
160.32 History History: 1983 a. 410; 1995 a. 227.
160.33 160.33 Public participation. Each regulatory agency shall promulgate rules which provide for public participation in the issuance and administrative enforcement by the regulatory agency of any special order adopted pursuant to the requirements of this chapter.
160.33 History History: 1983 a. 410.
160.34 160.34 No mandatory well repair as a condition for testing. No regulatory agency may require as a condition for the testing of a private water system at the request of the owner that the owner agree to institute changes necessary to bring the construction or design of the water system into compliance with administrative rules in effect at the time of testing but not in effect prior to 1954.
160.34 History History: 1983 a. 410; 1995 a. 378.
160.36 160.36 Cooperation with American Indian tribes and bands.
160.36(1)(1)Requirement to cooperate. The department shall cooperate with American Indian tribes and bands with the approval of the tribal governing body, for the purposes specified in this section.
160.36(2) (2) Agreements regarding monitoring. The department may negotiate and enter into cooperative agreements with American Indian tribes and bands for the purposes of:
160.36(2)(a) (a) Providing advice and assistance to American Indians who wish to establish a groundwater monitoring program on the lands of any American Indian tribe or band.
160.36(2)(b) (b) Obtaining for state use any information on groundwater quality which results from a monitoring program conducted by American Indians.
160.36(2)(c) (c) Using state resources to conduct groundwater monitoring on the lands of any American Indian tribe or band.
160.36(2)(d) (d) Sharing with an American Indian tribe or band the results of groundwater monitoring conducted by the department, by a regulatory agency or by the geological and natural history survey which relate to the potential contamination of groundwater under the lands of an American Indian tribe or band.
160.36(3) (3) Agreements regarding enforcement. The department may negotiate and enter into cooperative agreements with American Indian tribes and bands for the following purposes:
160.36(3)(a) (a) Providing advice and assistance to American Indians who wish to establish groundwater regulatory programs on the lands of any American Indian tribe or band.
160.36(3)(b) (b) Using state resources to conduct regulatory activities on the lands of an American Indian tribe or band.
160.36 History History: 1983 a. 410.
160.50 160.50 Groundwater coordinating council.
160.50(1)(1)General functions. The groundwater coordinating council shall serve as a means of increasing the efficiency and facilitating the effective functioning of state agencies in activities related to groundwater management. The groundwater coordinating council shall advise and assist state agencies in the coordination of nonregulatory programs and the exchange of information related to groundwater, including, but not limited to, agency budgets for groundwater programs, groundwater monitoring, data management, public information and education, laboratory analysis and facilities, research activities and the appropriation and allocation of state funds for research.
160.50(1m) (1m) Funding for groundwater research. The groundwater coordinating council shall advise the secretary of administration on the allocation of funds appropriated to the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System under s. 20.285 (1) (a) for groundwater research.
160.50(2) (2) Subcommittees. The groundwater coordinating council may create subcommittees to assist in its work. The subcommittee members may include members of the council, employees of the agencies with members on the council, employees of other state agencies, representatives of counties and municipalities and public members. The council shall consider the need for subcommittees on the subjects within the scope of its general duties under sub. (1) and other subjects deemed appropriate by the council.
160.50(3) (3) Report. The groundwater coordinating council shall review the provisions of 1983 Wisconsin Act 410 and report to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature, for distribution to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2), concerning the implementation of the act by January 1, 1989.
160.50 History History: 1983 a. 410; 1987 a. 186; 1989 a. 31.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 7 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on July 1, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after July 1, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 7-1-19)