MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin
Department of Natural Resources Secretary-designee Preston Cole is
assuring business leaders that the agency will work to create a
consistent regulatory environment.
Cole addressed business leaders at a Wisconsin Manufacturers and
Commerce conference in Madison on Wednesday. He said he wants a
consistent, reliable approach to regulating industry and promised to
He told the audience that if anyone sees anything that needs to be
improved and fixed to call him.
Someone in the crowd yelled out "What's your number?"
Cole also said the top concerns he's heard since Gov. Tony Evers
appointed him are drinking water safety and chronic wasting disease.
Evers' budget calls for $70 million in borrowing to address water
pollution but doesn't address CWD.