Months ago, Kewaunee County clean water activist Nancy Utesch said enough was enough.
More about Nancy and Lynn Utesch, here.
We asked the US Environmental Protection Agency for an investigation into the cause and source of well water contamination in our 2014 Safe Drinking Water Act petition, but the EPA has yet to address it...
Central Sands has the Wysocki CAFO. We have 16 CAFOs. Wisconsin should long ago have stopped acting confused as to the cause and source of known, widespread contamination and moved instead to protect Kewaunee County residents and water resources of people statewide...
Without real investigations, will we ever know the full extent and costs from the illness and suffering resulting from agribusiness here?
Why has it taken this long?
We have waited long enough.
|Manure flowing from a Kewaunee CAFO, years ago.|
Witnessing the degradation of the water quality of local rivers and streams—and the high contamination rate of tested wells in Kewaunee County spurred the Utesch family into advocacy. Lynn and Nancy worked with fellow residents James Olson and Dr. William Iwen to establish Kewaunee Citizens Advocating Responsible Environmental Stewardship (Kewaunee CARES) in 2011 for concerned residents to have a voice in the local and statewide debate over the need for greater water protection and sustainable farming.But this was a headline and story on Friday.
Kewaunee County warns neighbors about drinking water after manure spill
The issue is disgustingly repetitive. This is from 2016: