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Attendees call for help at water task force hearing
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SWIGG Study team members spoke to the panel of 16 legislators at the Speaker’s Task Force on Water Quality public hearing in Lancaster May 8. The speakers, from left, included Iowa County Conservationist Katie Abbott, Lafayette County Conservationist Terry Loeffelholz, Joel Stokdyk of USDA ARS, State Geologist Kenneth Bradbury and Grant County Conservationist Lynda Schweikert.
LANCASTER — A member of the Speaker’s Task Force on Water Quality, Rep. Travis Tranel, expressed relief when one of the two investigators who conducted the Southwest Wisconsin Groundwater and Geology Study said in time, the results might show 30 percent contamination instead of the 42 percent initially reported.