Wisconsin Paper Council

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Pulp, paper and allied industries.

Lobbying Interests:
Air and water quality, environment and conservation, forestry, manufacturing, natural resources, taxation, and land use.

CEO Name:
Patrick Schillinger
President

Contact
PS
Patrick Schillinger
PO Box 718
Neenah, WI 54957-0718
(920) 722-1500
(920) 722-7541
schillinger@wipapercouncil.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Patrick Schillinger Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Earl Gustafson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Edward Wilusz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Todd Palmer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/14/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Henry Handzel Jr Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/14/2005 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 7
Assembly Bill 7
relating to: location of contiguous land for purposes of eligibility under the Managed Forest Land Program.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 299

None
Notification Date
3/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 9
Assembly Bill 9
relating to: the plan period for county forest land use plans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 15
Assembly Bill 15
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 34
Assembly Bill 34
relating to: prohibiting the disposal in solid waste disposal facilities of dredged material that contains polychlorinated biphenyls.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 59
Assembly Bill 59
relating to: actions against forestry operations and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 79

None
Notification Date
3/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 153
Assembly Bill 153
relating to: specifying the rate-making principles applicable to certain electric generating facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 222
Assembly Bill 222
relating to: environmental claims under general liability insurance policies, fees related to removal of contaminated material from a navigable water, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 254
Assembly Bill 254
relating to: managing state forest lands, harvesting of timber from state forest lands, emergences on state forest lands, actions against forestry operations, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making ...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 166

None
Notification Date
3/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 277
Assembly Bill 277
relating to: general air pollution control permits, the term of registration air pollution control permits, the effect of a challenge to an emission limitation in an air pollution operation permit, and a report on regulatory barriers affecting manufacturin...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 28

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 278
Assembly Bill 278
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 412
Assembly Bill 412
relating to: condemnation of county or municipal land for electric transmission lines, payment of certain environmental impact fees to municipalities and counties, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 437
Assembly Bill 437
relating to: requiring the conveyance of property to a public utility for the construction of electric transmission lines.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 24

None
Notification Date
5/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 441
Assembly Bill 441
relating to: applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain electric generating facilities.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 29

For
Notification Date
5/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 449
Assembly Bill 449
relating to: the management and disposal of septage and municipal sewage sludge, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 347

None
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 520
Assembly Bill 520
relating to: requiring companies to report net losses of jobs to the Department of Commerce, making such companies and certain expatriate companies ineligible for certain tax exemptions, governmental contracts, grants, and loans, granting rule-making autho...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/18/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 554
Assembly Bill 554
relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for electricity used in research or development.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 623
Assembly Bill 623
relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for sales and use taxes paid on the purchase of electricity used in research and development.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/10/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 644
Assembly Bill 644
relating to: creating an income and franchise tax credit for sales taxes paid on services provided by a temporary help company.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/3/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 678
Assembly Bill 678
relating to: annual or consecutive month permits for certain overweight vehicles or vehicle combinations, creating an overweight vehicle surcharge, requiring certain motor carriers to maintain weight records, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 167

None
Notification Date
9/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
9/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 686
Assembly Bill 686
relating to: permitting two or more employers engaged in the logging industry to pool their worker's compensation liabilities for purposes of operating as self-insurers and requiring the establishment of separate classifications and worker's compensation i...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/6/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 798
Assembly Bill 798
relating to: increasing the recycling fee imposed on the disposal of solid waste, the program of financial assistance for local recycling programs, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 810
Assembly Bill 810
relating to: Council on Forestry membership.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 168

For
Notification Date
1/11/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 841
Assembly Bill 841
relating to: administration and funding of programs for utility public benefits; renewable energy requirements for utilities and retail electric cooperatives; energy efficiency requirements for state construction; revising and reviewing the state energy co...

Bill Text and History

Assembly Bill 867
Assembly Bill 867
relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law, authorized positions for the department of justice, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 968
Assembly Bill 968
relating to: various duties of the Department of Revenue, including issuing declaratory judgments, conducting audits and assessments, asserting liability, allowing claims for refunds, awarding the costs of litigation to a prevailing party, imposing penalti...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1053
Assembly Bill 1053
relating to: requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 79
Senate Bill 79
relating to: specifying the rate-making principles applicable to certain electric generating facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 7

None
Notification Date
3/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 137
Senate Bill 137
relating to: environmental claims under general liability insurance policies, fees related to removal of contaminated material from a navigable water, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 188
Senate Bill 188
relating to: failure to pay owners of raw forest products and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 219
Senate Bill 219
relating to: applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain electric generating facilities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 234
Senate Bill 234
relating to: requiring the conveyance of property to electric utilities and cooperatives for the construction of electric transmission lines.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/9/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 356
Senate Bill 356
relating to: choice of law in cases involving environmental claims under general liability insurance policies.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/6/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 425
Senate Bill 425
relating to: the authority of the Department of Justice and public nuisance actions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/11/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 426
Senate Bill 426
relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law, authorized positions for the department of justice, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 86

None
Notification Date
11/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 459
Senate Bill 459
relating to: administration and funding of programs for utility public benefits; renewable energy requirements for utilities and retail electric cooperatives; energy efficiency requirements for state construction; revising and reviewing the state energy co...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 141

None
Notification Date
11/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 518
Senate Bill 518
relating to: various duties of the Department of Revenue, including issuing declaratory judgments, conducting audits and assessments, asserting liability, allowing claims for refunds, awarding the costs of litigation to a prevailing party, imposing penalti...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/26/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Resolution 13
Senate Resolution 13
memorializing Congress to support H. R. 3318, the Railroad Antitrust and Competition Enhancement Act.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: General Agency Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: General Agency Provisions

Notification Date
3/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Consolidation of attorneys

Commerce: Departmentwide and Economic Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce: Departmentwide and Economic Development

Notification Date
3/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Training Assistance Grants

Natural Resources: Air, Waste and Contaminated Land
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Air, Waste and Contaminated Land

Notification Date
1/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Air Emission Fees; Exemption from recycling fee for rejects from recycling process; and Air permit information technology funding

Natural Resources: Forestry and Parks
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Forestry and Parks

Notification Date
3/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Natural Resources: Water Quality
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Water Quality

Notification Date
5/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Public Service Commission: Agencywide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Agencywide

Notification Date
4/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Public Benefits Fund Transfer

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
7/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.

Register Number: 607 (7/15/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-004
None
Notification Date
10/2/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

nutrient management on farms
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
nutrient management on farms

Register Number: 581 (5/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-013
None
Notification Date
3/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Creating appendix JJJJ in ch. NR 460 and subchapter III in ch. NR 466 to incorporate national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for paper and other web coating.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Creating appendix JJJJ in ch. NR 460 and subchapter III in ch. NR 466 to incorporate national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for paper and other web coating.

Register Number: 612 (12/15/2006)
For
Notification Date
12/20/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 102, nutrient water quality criteria for lakes and streams.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 102, nutrient water quality criteria for lakes and streams.

Register Number: 604 (5/1/2006)
Other
Notification Date
6/9/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 105, to bring Wisconsin into conformance with federal fish and aquatic life water quality criteria for copper, endrin, nickel, and selenium.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 105, to bring Wisconsin into conformance with federal fish and aquatic life water quality criteria for copper, endrin, nickel, and selenium.

Register Number: 605 (6/1/2006)
None
Notification Date
11/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 428, “Control of Nitrogen Compound Emissions” and ch. NR 406, “Construction Permits”.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 428, “Control of Nitrogen Compound Emissions” and ch. NR 406, “Construction Permits”.

Register Number: 591 (3/15/2005)
None
Notification Date
4/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 46, Forest Tax Program.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 46, Forest Tax Program.

Register Number: 586 (11/1/2004)
NR 820, defining the extent and basic conceptual framework of groundwater management areas.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 820, defining the extent and basic conceptual framework of groundwater management areas.

Register Number: 606 (6/15/2006)
None
Notification Date
10/3/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

creation of Appendix DDDDD in ch. NR 460 and ch. NR 462 to incorporate national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for industrial, commercial and institutional boilers and process heaters.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
creation of Appendix DDDDD in ch. NR 460 and ch. NR 462 to incorporate national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for industrial, commercial and institutional boilers and process heaters.

Register Number: 594 (6/15/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-116
None
Notification Date
12/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 102, waters which provide valuable fisheries, hydrologically or geologically unique features, outstanding recreational opportunities and unique environmental settings.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 102, waters which provide valuable fisheries, hydrologically or geologically unique features, outstanding recreational opportunities and unique environmental settings.

Register Number: 597 (10/1/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-105
None
Notification Date
12/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 400—development and adoption of a rule to meet the BART (Best Available Retrofit Technology) provision of the Regional Haze Regulations at 40 CFR 51.300 through 51.309 and Appendix Y to Part 51.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 400—development and adoption of a rule to meet the BART (Best Available Retrofit Technology) provision of the Regional Haze Regulations at 40 CFR 51.300 through 51.309 and Appendix Y to Part 51.

Register Number: 598 (10/15/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-017
None
Notification Date
11/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 405, 406 and 408, new source review program revisions promulgated by USEPA.
NR 406 and 407, exemptions for minor sources from air pollution control construction and operation permits.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 406 and 407, exemptions for minor sources from air pollution control construction and operation permits.

Register Number: 600 (12/15/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-047
None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 406 and 407, to provide for greater flexibility to major emission sources which use some of the new elements of the proposed changes to chs. NR 405 and 408.
NR 406, 407 and 410, General Air Permit and Registration Air Permit Programs.
NR 406, waiver of construction permit requirements under certain circumstances.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 406, waiver of construction permit requirements under certain circumstances.

Register Number: 600 (12/15/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-019
None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 432 to 435, NOx and SO2 reductions from major stationary sources in Wisconsin to address interstate transport of pollutants.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 432 to 435, NOx and SO2 reductions from major stationary sources in Wisconsin to address interstate transport of pollutants.

Register Number: 597 (9/15/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-104
None
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 500 local government effective recycling programs and recycling facilities.
NR 500 series, landfill design, operational and financial assurance standards for solid waste facilities.
NR 520 remove a provision which requires the Department to modify the landfill license surcharge fee if the balance in the program revenue account exceeds a specified level.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 520 remove a provision which requires the Department to modify the landfill license surcharge fee if the balance in the program revenue account exceeds a specified level.

Register Number: 598 (10/15/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-025
None
Notification Date
11/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR460 (Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants For Source Categories) NR463 (Chromium Emissions from Hard and Decorative Chromium Electroplating and Chromium Anodizing Tanks) NR465 national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP)
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR460 (Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants For Source Categories) NR463 (Chromium Emissions from Hard and Decorative Chromium Electroplating and Chromium Anodizing Tanks) NR465 national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP)

Register Number: 585 (9/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-039
None
Notification Date
6/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

PSC 116, rates of an electric public utility, as a result of an extraordinary or emergency change in the cost of fuel.
Agency Name
Public Service Commission (PSC)

Subject
PSC 116, rates of an electric public utility, as a result of an extraordinary or emergency change in the cost of fuel.

Register Number: 607 (7/15/2006)
None
Notification Date
12/5/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Legislation relating to encouraging the utilization of woody biomass
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to encouraging the utilization of woody biomass

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/11/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislation relating to implementation of the Great Lakes Water Quality Compact
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to implementation of the Great Lakes Water Quality Compact

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/29/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Landfill owner financial responsibility
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Landfill owner financial responsibility

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
6/9/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Property taxation of manufacturers, particularly the treatment plant and pollution abatement exemption
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Property taxation of manufacturers, particularly the treatment plant and pollution abatement exemption

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Regional haze reasonable progress rule
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regional haze reasonable progress rule

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
4/4/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

landfill organic stability plans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
landfill organic stability plans

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
4/3/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Resolution relating to state support of congressional repeal of railroad antitrust exemption.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Resolution relating to state support of congressional repeal of railroad antitrust exemption.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/9/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislation relating to the recommendations of the Governor's Task Force on Energy Efficiency and Renewables (LRB-3616/2)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to the recommendations of the Governor's Task Force on Energy Efficiency and Renewables (LRB-3616/2)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administration of the landfill license surcharge
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Administration of the landfill license surcharge

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
10/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislation relating to the discharge of water ballast
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to the discharge of water ballast

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/6/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development of a state implementation plan to comply with federal ozone, particulate matter, and regional haze air quality requirements.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of a state implementation plan to comply with federal ozone, particulate matter, and regional haze air quality requirements.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
7/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Manufacturing Investment Credit rules
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Manufacturing Investment Credit rules

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Insurance coverage under HIRSP
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Insurance coverage under HIRSP

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Nuisance lawsuits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nuisance lawsuits

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 46 Timber Harvest Stumpage Rates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NR 46 Timber Harvest Stumpage Rates

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Procedures for challenging air permits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Procedures for challenging air permits

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/11/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

ATCP 40 relating to fertilizer and soil or plant additives.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ATCP 40 relating to fertilizer and soil or plant additives.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Environmental enforcement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Environmental enforcement

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Changes relating to the management of state forest lands.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes relating to the management of state forest lands.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Commerce rules relating to standards for tanks storing hazardous substances (Comm 10)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Commerce rules relating to standards for tanks storing hazardous substances (Comm 10)

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Consolidation of air construction and operation permits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Consolidation of air construction and operation permits.

Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

DNR Budget-Forestry
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR Budget-Forestry

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Wisconsin Paper Council

DNR rule changes to water quality standards for thermal discharges (NR102)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR rule changes to water quality standards for thermal discharges (NR102)

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

DNR rule changes to water quality standards relating to waterbody use clarification (NR102, 104, 106)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR rule changes to water quality standards relating to waterbody use clarification (NR102, 104, 106)

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Exemption from recycling fee for rejects from recycling process.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Exemption from recycling fee for rejects from recycling process.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

General air permits, registration. Air permits (NR 406, 407, 410). DNR
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
General air permits, registration. Air permits (NR 406, 407, 410). DNR

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Insurance - Environmental Liability claims
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Insurance - Environmental Liability claims

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Overweight truck limits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Overweight truck limits

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

UWSP Paper Science Program funding request
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
UWSP Paper Science Program funding request

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Water quality standards for bacteria (e.coli)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Water quality standards for bacteria (e.coli)

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Streamlining and improvement of air permitting regulations and air quality regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Streamlining and improvement of air permitting regulations and air quality regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/10/2004
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget - DOA - State Attorneys
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget - DOA - State Attorneys

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/3/2004
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$52,949.46
2005
July - December
$50,108.59
2006
January - June
$51,897.54
2006
July - December
$32,083.56
Total $187,039.15
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
108.15
2005
July - December
72.57
2006
January - June
72.65
2006
July - December
73.60
Total 326.97
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
371.20
2005
July - December
318.93
2006
January - June
389.65
2006
July - December
236.10
Total 1315.88

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: general air pollution control permits, the term of registration air pollution control permits, the effect of a challenge to an emission limitation in an air pollution operation permit, and a report on regulatory barriers affecting manufacturing.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
relating to: environmental claims under general liability insurance policies, fees related to removal of contaminated material from a navigable water, and making an appropriation.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
11 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
relating to: administration and funding of programs for utility public benefits; renewable energy requirements for utilities and retail electric cooperatives; energy efficiency requirements for state construction; revising and reviewing the state energy conservation code; state use of renewable energy resources; anaerobic digestor research; and granting rule-making authority.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
16 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 5 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
29 %
2006
January - June
12 %
2006
July - December
Total 10 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
12 %
2006
July - December
21 %
Total 7 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
18 %
2005
July - December
28 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 12 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
11 %
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
23 %
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
45 %
2005
July - December
33 %
2006
January - June
55 %
2006
July - December
46 %
Total 45 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures