DNR to hold hearing in Wausau on phosphorous variance determination

MADISON - Gov. Scott Walker's administration has determined that complying with Wisconsin's phosphorus limits would cause substantial social and economic impacts.

Wastewater plants, paper mills and food processers contend they'll have to spend millions of dollars on upgrades to meet the limits, driving up rates.

They need an impact determination to trigger a law that Walker signed last year.

Full story: WJFW

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