Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Explore, enjoy and protect the planet.

Lobbying Interests:
State budget - related to public health, environment, transportation, energy, agricultural and university research. Government reorg. DNR-Land /forest management, water quality/quantity, wetlands, wildlife, mining, waste management, air, state stewardship fund, remedial response, alt. regulatory path. DATCP-pesticides, agric., food safety, animal mgmt. PSC-electric generation, mergers, energy conservation. DOT-infrastructure planning/budgt, TEA-21 implementation. DOJ-Public intervenor/enf. Commerce-PECFA and related, brownfields, econ. dev. UW Sys-Research/outreach. Campaign Fin. Ref.

Title:
John Muir Chapter Director

Contact
SW
Shahla Werner
222 S Hamilton St, Suite 1
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 256-0565
(608) 256-4562
shahla.werner@sierraclub.org
http://wisconsin.sierraclub.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Shahla Werner Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
Relating to: the authority of a state agency to promulgate rules interpreting the provisions of a statute enforced or administered by the agency and to implement or enforce any standard, requirement, or threshold as a term or condition of a license issued ...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 21

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2011
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.
wisconsin.sierraclub.org/tracker/
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 9
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 9
Relating to: requirements for wind energy systems, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 10
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 10
Relating to: an exemption from water quality standards for wetlands and from certain other regulatory provisions concerning water quality and surface water use that apply to a wetland area in Brown County; and review of certain changes to shoreland, wetlan...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and makin...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 10

Against
Notification Date
2/25/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 8
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 8
Relating to: the authority of a state agency to promulgate rules interpreting the provisions of a statute enforced or administered by the agency and to implement or enforce any standard, requirement, or threshold as a term or condition of a license issued ...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 9
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 9
Relating to: requirements for wind energy systems, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 10
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 10
Relating to: an exemption from water quality standards for wetlands and from certain other regulatory provisions concerning water quality and surface water use that apply to a wetland area in Brown County; and review of certain changes to shoreland, wetlan...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 6

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2011
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.
wisconsin.sierraclub.org/tracker/
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 11
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 11
Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and makin...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/18/2011
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 23
Assembly Bill 23
Relating to: disinfection of municipal water supplies.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 19

Against
Notification Date
4/20/2011
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 36
Assembly Bill 36
Relating to: eliminating authorization to create a regional transit authority, dissolving any existing regional transit authority and the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority, and eliminating the Southeast Wisconsin transit capital assistance program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/19/2011
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 72
Assembly Bill 72
Relating to: wind energy system rules.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/19/2011
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 114
Assembly Bill 114
Relating to: eligibility of hydroelectric resources under the renewable portfolio standard.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/7/2011
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 145
Assembly Bill 145
Relating to: authorizing the Public Service Commission to approve temporary electric rates to promote economic development.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/19/2011
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 146
Assembly Bill 146
Relating to: use of renewable resource credits to comply with renewable portfolio standards.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/24/2011
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 159
Assembly Bill 159
Relating to: the regulation of indirect sources of air pollution and the suspension of a rule promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/8/2012
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 165
Assembly Bill 165
Relating to: the display of turf fertilizer containing phosphorus.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/19/2011
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 177
Assembly Bill 177
Relating to: procedures for applications and hearings relating to permits and contracts for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/19/2011
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 195
Assembly Bill 195
Relating to: the regulation of emissions of hazardous air contaminants associated with agricultural waste and the partial suspension of rules promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/8/2012
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 204
Assembly Bill 204
Relating to: prohibiting the installation, sale, and distribution of wheel weights and other wheel balancing products that contain lead.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/10/2011
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: a sales and use tax exemption for extended-range electric vehicles; a property tax exemption for tangible personal property used to recharge electric vehicles; the motor vehicle emission inspection and maintenance program and payments to the W...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/16/2011
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 303
Assembly Bill 303
Relating to: comprehensive planning and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/23/2011
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 421
Assembly Bill 421
Relating to: the issuance of, and exemptions from, certain individual permits, contracts, and general permits for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; areas of significant scientific value that are areas of special natura...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/23/2011
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 426
Assembly Bill 426
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/23/2011
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 463
Assembly Bill 463
Relating to: permits for discharges into wetlands; wetland mitigation; wetland mapping and delineation; fees for permits and other authorizations or determinations by the Department of Natural Resources relating to structures, deposits, and other activitie...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/11/2012
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 565
Assembly Bill 565
Relating to: spending by certain electric and natural gas public utilities on energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable resource programs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2012
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 710
Assembly Bill 710
Relating to: sales and use tax exemption for energy-efficient products purchased in conjunction with Earth Day.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/20/2012
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 25
Senate Bill 25
Relating to: eliminating authorization to create a regional transit authority, dissolving any existing regional transit authority and the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority, and eliminating the Southeast Wisconsin transit capital assistance program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/1/2011
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 26
Senate Bill 26
Relating to: bonding authority for major interstate bridge projects.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 30

Against
Notification Date
5/24/2011
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 50
Senate Bill 50
Relating to: wind energy system rules.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/19/2011
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 81
Senate Bill 81
Relating to: eligibility of hydroelectric resources under the renewable portfolio standard.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 34

Against
Notification Date
5/7/2011
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 111
Senate Bill 111
Relating to: the regulation of indirect sources of air pollution and the suspension of a rule promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 121

Against
Notification Date
2/8/2012
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 119
Senate Bill 119
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2012
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 133
Senate Bill 133
Relating to: procedures for applications and hearings relating to permits and contracts for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/19/2011
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 138
Senate Bill 138
Relating to: the regulation of emissions of hazardous air contaminants associated with agricultural waste and the partial suspension of rules promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 122

Against
Notification Date
8/3/2011
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 171
Senate Bill 171
Relating to: exempting from income taxation certain employer-paid fringe benefits for mass transit expenses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2011
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 263
Senate Bill 263
Relating to: setback requirements for wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/15/2011
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 326
Senate Bill 326
Relating to: the issuance of, and exemptions from, certain individual permits, contracts, and general permits for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; areas of significant scientific value that are areas of special natura...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 167

Against
Notification Date
12/23/2011
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 368
Senate Bill 368
Relating to: permits for discharges into wetlands; wetland mitigation; wetland mapping and delineation; fees for permits and other authorizations or determinations by the Department of Natural Resources relating to structures, deposits, and other activitie...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 118

Against
Notification Date
1/11/2012
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 405
Senate Bill 405
Relating to: listing frac sand mining as a conditional or prohibited use in certain types of zoning ordinances.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2012
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 406
Senate Bill 406
Relating to: notice requirements for zoning actions related to frac sand mining.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2012
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 411
Senate Bill 411
Relating to: hunting and trapping of wolves, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 169

Other
Notification Date
3/20/2012
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: loans and repayment assistance by a political subdivision for energy and water improvements to premises and collection of the debt by special charge.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 138

For
Notification Date
3/20/2012
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 488
Senate Bill 488
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/17/2012
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.
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 24
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 24
Relating to: the issuance of, and exemptions from, certain individual permits, contracts, and general permits for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; areas of significant scientific value that are areas of special natura...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/21/2011
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.
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 24
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 24
Relating to: the issuance of, and exemptions from, certain individual permits, contracts, and general permits for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; areas of significant scientific value that are areas of special natura...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/21/2011
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

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/19/2011
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
Sierra Club is concerned about changes to requirements for adding stewardship, recycling, and rules to control nutrient pollution affecting waterways.

Transportation: Local Transportation Aid
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Aid

Notification Date
3/19/2011
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
Sierra Club is concerned about proposed 10% decreases in transit aid and proposals to require a binding referendum for charging fees to support existing regional transit authorities.

Transportation: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
3/19/2011
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
We oppose the proposal to remove transit from the Transportation budget and put it into the General budget.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Revises Chapters NR 404 and 484, relating to ambient air quality standards for sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Revises Chapters NR 404 and 484, relating to ambient air quality standards for sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide.

Register Number: 661 (2/1/2011)
None
Notification Date
3/25/2011
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 115 – Wisconsin’s Shoreland Management Program.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 115 – Wisconsin’s Shoreland Management Program.

Register Number: 548 (9/1/2001)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-058
For
Notification Date
8/3/2011
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 151, 153 and 155, relating to runoff management, targeted runoff management grant program, and urban nonpoint source water pollution abatement and storm water management grant program.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 151, 153 and 155, relating to runoff management, targeted runoff management grant program, and urban nonpoint source water pollution abatement and storm water management grant program.

Register Number: 0 (1/1/1900)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-112
For
Notification Date
8/3/2011
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 128, wind siting rules.
Agency Name
Public Service Commission

Subject
PSC 128, wind siting rules.

Register Number: 647 (11/15/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-057
For
Notification Date
2/9/2011
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

authorizing energy sales from 3rd party owned renewable energy systems to host customers in the form of power purchase agreements or clean energy contracts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
authorizing energy sales from 3rd party owned renewable energy systems to host customers in the form of power purchase agreements or clean energy contracts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/21/2012
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.

enacting requirements for net energy billing for renewables
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
enacting requirements for net energy billing for renewables

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/21/2012
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.

expanding state goals for renewable energy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
expanding state goals for renewable energy

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/21/2012
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.

regulation of frac sand mining
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulation of frac sand mining

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
7/21/2012
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 and waste spreading regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
water quality and waste spreading regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
7/21/2012
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.

authorizing energy sales from 3rd party owned renewable energy systems to host customers in the form of power purchase agreements or clean energy contracts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
authorizing energy sales from 3rd party owned renewable energy systems to host customers in the form of power purchase agreements or clean energy contracts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/20/2012
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.

enacting requirements for net energy billing for renewables
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
enacting requirements for net energy billing for renewables

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/20/2012
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.

expanding state goals for renewable energy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
expanding state goals for renewable energy

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/20/2012
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.

regulation of frac sand mining
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulation of frac sand mining

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/20/2012
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.

water quality and waste spending regulations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
water quality and waste spending regulations.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/20/2012
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.

LRB 0385 relating to motor vehicle emissions inspection program and incentives for electric vehicles
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0385 relating to motor vehicle emissions inspection program and incentives for electric vehicles

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/20/2011
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.

LRB 2323 relating to compensating communities for dry cask storage of radioactive waste.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2323 relating to compensating communities for dry cask storage of radioactive waste.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
9/20/2011
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.

Relating to bottomlands leasing for offshore wind turbines
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to bottomlands leasing for offshore wind turbines

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
9/20/2011
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.

Relating to tax relief for the purchase of energy star certified appliances.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to tax relief for the purchase of energy star certified appliances.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/20/2011
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.

related to regulations for mining.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
related to regulations for mining.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/19/2011
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.

Supporting energy efficiency investments and goals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Supporting energy efficiency investments and goals

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/25/2011
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.

Opposing modification of the moratorium on construction of new nuclear plants contained in Section 196.493, Wisc. Stats.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposing modification of the moratorium on construction of new nuclear plants contained in Section 196.493, Wisc. Stats.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$1,404.12
2011
July - December
$4,821.67
2012
January - June
$3,175.13
2012
July - December
$2,643.77
Total $12,044.69
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
31.00
2011
July - December
25.50
2012
January - June
8.00
2012
July - December
8.00
Total 72.50
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
129.00
2011
July - December
38.50
2012
January - June
24.50
2012
July - December
21.00
Total 213.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the authority of a state agency to promulgate rules interpreting the provisions of a statute enforced or administered by the agency and to implement or enforce any standard, requirement, or threshold as a term or condition of a license issued by the state agency; gubernatorial approval of proposed administrative rules; economic impact analyses of proposed rules and emergency rules; and venue in a declaratory judgment action seeking judicial review of the validity of an administrative rule and in an action in which the sole defendant is the state.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
1 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: use of renewable resource credits to comply with renewable portfolio standards.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
1 %
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: bonding authority for major interstate bridge projects.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
3 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: disinfection of municipal water supplies.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
4 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: an exemption from water quality standards for wetlands and from certain other regulatory provisions concerning water quality and surface water use that apply to a wetland area in Brown County; and review of certain changes to shoreland, wetland, and floodplain zoning ordinances that apply to a wetland area in Brown County.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
7 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: requirements for wind energy systems, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
8 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
25 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 14 %
Relating to: procedures for applications and hearings relating to permits and contracts for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for extended-range electric vehicles; a property tax exemption for tangible personal property used to recharge electric vehicles; the motor vehicle emission inspection and maintenance program and payments to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation related to extended-range electric vehicles; a property and sales and use tax exemption for certain machinery and tangible personal property used to conduct research; and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the display of turf fertilizer containing phosphorus.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the issuance of, and exemptions from, certain individual permits, contracts, and general permits for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; areas of significant scientific value that are areas of special natural resource interest; repair and maintenance of boathouses and fixed houseboats; information required to be published on the Department of Natural Resources Internet Web site; expedited procedures for certain plan approvals; deadlines for action on certain approval applications; and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
9 %
2012
January - June
54 %
2012
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: the issuance of, and exemptions from, certain individual permits, contracts, and general permits for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; areas of significant scientific value that are areas of special natural resource interest; repair and maintenance of boathouses and fixed houseboats; information required to be published on the Department of Natural Resources Internet Web site; expedited procedures for certain plan approvals; deadlines for action on certain approval applications; and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the issuance of, and exemptions from, certain individual permits, contracts, and general permits for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; areas of significant scientific value that are areas of special natural resource interest; repair and maintenance of boathouses and fixed houseboats; information required to be published on the Department of Natural Resources Internet Web site; expedited procedures for certain plan approvals; deadlines for action on certain approval applications; and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: permits for discharges into wetlands; wetland mitigation; wetland mapping and delineation; fees for permits and other authorizations or determinations by the Department of Natural Resources relating to structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
30 %
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: hunting and trapping of wolves, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
14 %
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
27 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 15 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
1 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
7 %
Total < 1%

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
28 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
37 %
Total 11 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
8 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
8 %
2011
July - December
21 %
2012
January - June
9 %
2012
July - December
Total 10 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
11 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
7 %
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 1 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
14 %
Total 1 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
11 %
Total 1 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures