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  • Welcome to FET – the preferred organization for Environmental Professionals.  “For me, FET helps keep me up to date on regulations, along with networking.” – Tina Reese, FET President

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  • Are you ready for Environment 2014?  Sign up for a booth today by filling out the contract online – check out Exhibits tab under Annual Conference.

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  • FET offers a variety of educational seminars and workshops – see Upcoming Events for current offerings.  Right now – register for programs including the the EHMM course and Golf Outing in July.

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FET History tied to Wisconsin Journey to Attain the Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone

September 6, 2012

On Tuesday, July 31, 2012 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) formally announced that it had approved the request from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) to re-designate the Milwaukee-Racine Area to attainment for the 1997 8-hour ozone standard.  The former nonattainment area includes the counties of Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Washington and...
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Wisconsin’s New Phosphorus Rules Approved

August 16, 2012

The federal EPA has approved Wisconsin’s latest plan to reduce phosphorus pollution in the state’s waters. Under the new rules DNR determines the phosphorus discharge limits based on the condition and quality of a watershed. Limits can vary depending on whether a waterway is already impaired by phosphorus, among other factors. DNR can include...
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Ambient Air Quality Standard Upheld

August 16, 2012

On July 17th, a three-judge federal appeals panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. upheld the one-hour national ambient air quality standard for nitrogen dioxide, upholding the 2010 decision by the Environmental Protection Agency. The case is American Petroleum Institute v. Environmental Protection Agency, 10-1079, U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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Update on Arsenic in Wisconsin

August 8, 2012

p5rn7vb Several years ago the USDA, NRCS, WIDNR, WDHS and USGS started a project to examine the distribution of Arsenic in Wisconsin.  The report has finally been published and includes information on arsenic concentrations throughout the state.  The report also includes information pertaining to a host of other metals including aluminum, barium, calcium, cadmium,...
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EPA Formally Recognizes Improved Air Quality in Southeast Wisconsin

August 8, 2012

August 2, 2012 – The U.S. EPA announced that air quality for six southeastern Wisconsin counties had improved enough to change the area’s status from nonattainment to attainment, the state Department of Natural Resources said today. This action formally recognizes that the area has now met a 1997 federal air quality standard for ground-level...
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