Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Environment

Clearinghouse Rule 19-014

Relating to updating Wisconsin's water quality criteria for pathogens, specifically bacteria, to protect recreational uses; and updating related WPDES permit implementation procedures for the revised water quality standards to be consistent with EPA's recreational water quality criteria, and affecting small business.

Submitted by Natural Resources

December 20, 2019     Referred to Committee on Environment

January 16, 2020         Public Hearing Held

Present:       (12)      Representative Kitchens; Representatives Oldenburg, Tusler, Novak, Kurtz, James, Kuglitsch, Krug, Hebl, Anderson, Shankland and Neubauer.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Marcie  Whillhite - Department of Natural Resources

·      Kristi Minahan - Department of Natural Resources

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Meghan  Williams - Department of Natural Resources

·      Rachel  Fritz - Department of Natural Resources

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.


Adam Tobias

Committee Clerk