New Wisconsin PFAs standards, Wisconsin town funding, Green Bay gun violence

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Boom Catches Foam On Ditch Running Into Green Bay
A boom collects PFAS foam in a ditch that runs into Green Bay in Marinette. Samples of foam collected from the ditch have shown PFOS levels as high as 63,000 parts per trillion. Danielle Kaeding/WPR

We check in with a water law expert about Wisconsin’s new PFAs standards will affect the state’s water systems. Then, we learn more about a new report on how Wisconsin townships are funded. Later, the author of a study on gun violence in Green Bay shares his results.

Featured in this Show

  • What new PFAs standards mean for Wisconsin's water

    The Wisconsin Department of Resources is implementing new standards for the “forever chemicals” called PFAs. A water policy expert joins us to share what impact they could have.

  • The financial challenges facing Wisconsin townships

    A researcher with the Wisconsin Policy Forum shares their latest report into the funding challenges that Wisconsin towns face, separate from cities and villages.

  • New study of gun violence in Green Bay

    We talk to one of the authors of a study on gun violence in Green Bay between 2019 and 2021 about his findings.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Dave Strifling Guest
  • Jason Stein Guest
  • David Muhammad Guest