River Alliance of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
We represent anglers, paddlers, recreation-oriented businesses, Wisconsin citizens. Financial support comes from state and foundation grants as well as individual support.

Lobbying Interests:
State legislation and administrative rules relative to the use, management and protection of Wisconsin's fresh water resources.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
AMW
Allison M Werner
345 W. Washington Avenue #304
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-2424
(608) 260-9799
awerner@wisconsinrivers.org
http://www.wisconsinrivers.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Allison M Werner Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/5/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 54
Assembly Bill 54
Relating to: farmland preservation implementation grants, agreements, and tax credits and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/15/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 131
Assembly Bill 131
Relating to: prohibiting the sale and use of coal tar-based sealants and high PAH sealant products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/19/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 500
Assembly Bill 500
Relating to: allowing installation of certain groundwater recharge systems.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/28/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 505
Assembly Bill 505
Relating to: aquatic plant management plans and permit exemptions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/28/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 579
Assembly Bill 579
Relating to: the responsibility of a property owner for discharge of a hazardous substance by another.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 852
Assembly Bill 852
Relating to: the sale, transfer, or conversion of property acquired with certain grants under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 1043
Assembly Bill 1043
Relating to: funding for the Fenwood Creek watershed pilot project.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/18/2022
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.
Senate Bill 68
Senate Bill 68
Relating to: farmland preservation implementation grants, agreements, and tax credits and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2021
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.
Senate Bill 152
Senate Bill 152
Relating to: prohibiting the sale and use of coal tar-based sealants and high PAH sealant products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/19/2021
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.
Senate Bill 494
Senate Bill 494
Relating to: aquatic plant management plans and permit exemptions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/16/2021
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.
Senate Bill 501
Senate Bill 501
Relating to: allowing installation of certain groundwater recharge systems.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/6/2021
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.
Senate Bill 521
Senate Bill 521
Relating to: regulation of structures and accessory structures in floodplains.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/7/2021
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.
Senate Bill 568
Senate Bill 568
Relating to: the responsibility of a property owner for discharge of a hazardous substance by another.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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.
Senate Bill 677
Senate Bill 677
Relating to: creating a commercial nitrogen optimization pilot program, providing crop insurance rebates for cover crops, creating a hydrogeologist position, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/10/2021
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.
Supporting Documentation
20211110_SB677_678_RiverAllianceofWisconsin.pdf

Senate Bill 678
Senate Bill 678
Relating to: nitrates under the well compensation program; eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants; and the annual allocation plan for county conservation grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/10/2021
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.
Supporting Documentation
20211110_SB677_678_RiverAllianceofWisconsin.pdf

Senate Bill 802
Senate Bill 802
Relating to: the sale, transfer, or conversion of property acquired with certain grants under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/10/2022
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.
Senate Bill 894
Senate Bill 894
Relating to: peer review of administrative rules, comments to proposed statements of scope, and review of proposed groundwater enforcement standards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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.
Senate Bill 900
Senate Bill 900
Relating to: use of fill in commercial waterways and establishing shorelines of Great Lakes waters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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.
Senate Bill 968
Senate Bill 968
Relating to: funding for the Fenwood Creek watershed pilot project.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/18/2022
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Agricultural Resource Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Agricultural Resource Management

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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 Improvement Program: Clean Water Fund Program Operations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Environmental Improvement Program: Clean Water Fund Program Operations

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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 Improvement Program: Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Operations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Environmental Improvement Program: Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Operations

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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.

Natural Resources: Environmental Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Environmental Management

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Soil and water resource management program
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Soil and water resource management program

SS 081_21
Undisclosed
Notification Date
8/31/2022
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.

Nonferrous metallic mineral exploration, bulk sampling, prospecting, mining and mining waste management – Chapters NR 130, NR 131, NR 132 and NR 182
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Nonferrous metallic mineral exploration, bulk sampling, prospecting, mining and mining waste management – Chapters NR 130, NR 131, NR 132 and NR 182

SS 099_18
Other
Notification Date
1/8/2021
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.

Numerical standards to minimize the concentration of polluting substances in groundwater
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Numerical standards to minimize the concentration of polluting substances in groundwater

SS 090_19
None
Notification Date
12/7/2021
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.

Revises Chapter NR 40, relating to invasive species. SS 016-12
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Revises Chapter NR 40, relating to invasive species. SS 016-12

Register Number: 675 (4/1/2012)
Other
Notification Date
2/16/2021
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.

Revisions to ch. NR 809 related to the promulgation of new drinking water maximum contaminant levels for 12 additional Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) and combined standards for 4 PFAS
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Revisions to ch. NR 809 related to the promulgation of new drinking water maximum contaminant levels for 12 additional Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) and combined standards for 4 PFAS

SS 030_21
Other
Notification Date
5/18/2021
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.

Storm water discharge permits
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Storm water discharge permits

SS 051_19
For
Notification Date
5/18/2021
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.

Surface water quality criteria and analytical methods for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) including PFOS, PFOA, and any other PFAS for the purpose of protecting public health, and the procedures in the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination S...
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Surface water quality criteria and analytical methods for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) including PFOS, PFOA, and any other PFAS for the purpose of protecting public health, and the procedures in the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination S...

SS 091_19
None
Notification Date
12/7/2021
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.

Targeted performance standards and prohibitions to abate pollution of groundwater by nitrate in sensitive areas
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Targeted performance standards and prohibitions to abate pollution of groundwater by nitrate in sensitive areas

SS 077_19
For
Notification Date
1/8/2021
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.

The promulgation of new drinking water maximum contaminant levels for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) including Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
The promulgation of new drinking water maximum contaminant levels for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) including Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

SS 089_19
None
Notification Date
12/7/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

State budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/9/2021
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.

Sulfide mining
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sulfide mining

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/8/2021
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 Task Force
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Water Quality Task Force

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$667.93
2021
July - December
$1,258.08
2022
January - June
$123.52
Total $2,049.53
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
5.50
2021
July - December
4.00
2022
January - June
2.00
Total 11.50
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
6.00
2021
July - December
14.00
2022
January - June
0.00
Total 20.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: creating a commercial nitrogen optimization pilot program, providing crop insurance rebates for cover crops, creating a hydrogeologist position, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: nitrates under the well compensation program; eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants; and the annual allocation plan for county conservation grants. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: peer review of administrative rules, comments to proposed statements of scope, and review of proposed groundwater enforcement standards. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
50 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
25 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 10 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
6 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 10 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
50 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 19 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
9 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
30 %
2022
July - December
Total 8 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures