Sen. Cowles, Rep. Nygren: Applaud action by the NRB on PFAS firefighting foam

MADISON– Senator Robert Cowles (R-Green Bay) and Representative John Nygren (R-Marinette) released the following statements after a unanimous vote by the Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Natural Resources Board (NRB) to approve Emergency Board Order WA-06-20(E) and Board Order WA-07-20 and begin the rulemaking process authorized by 2019 Wisconsin Act 101, authored by Senator Cowles and Representative Nygren, to place restrictions on the use of PFAS-containing firefighting foam:
“Decades of unrestricted use of firefighting foams containing PFAS led to widespread land and water contaminati...

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