Articles & News : Charles W. Wiger

How a bipartisan plan to ban the use of carcinogenic TCE fell apart

How a bipartisan plan to ban the use of carcinogenic TCE fell apart

There was strong bipartisan support in the 2019 Legislature for banning the chemical TCE.Continue reading

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Sen Wiger co-author of S.F. 2075, a bill to ban Trichlorethylene

Sen Wiger co-author of S.F. 2075, a bill to ban Trichlorethylene

Senator Wiger is co-author of S.F.. 2075, a bill to ban the use of toxic Trichlorethylene in manufacturing process.

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Legislators approaching home stretch

Legislators approaching home stretch

Debate on the Environment Bill drew some of the sharpest criticism. The measure exempts hundreds of thousands of acres of land from the state’s buffer lawContinue reading

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Sen. Wiger: chief author of right to clean water bill

Sen. Wiger: chief author of right to clean water bill

Senator Wiger is chief author of SF 1968 which creates a right to clean water and requires state agencies to consider this right when developing state policies.

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Sen. Wiger: co-author of bill to allocate Clean Water Legacy Funds

Sen. Wiger: co-author of bill to allocate Clean Water Legacy Funds

Senator Wiger is a co-author of SF 1734 which allocates Clean Water Legacy Funds to projects reviewed and recommended by the Clean Water Council.

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Letter from DFL Senators to Dayton on Environmental Veto

Letter from DFL Senators to Dayton on Environmental Veto

We write as DFL Senators who voted against H.F. 846 on the final day of the session. As you know, 3/4ths of our caucus opposed this bill because of the harm that it will do to our environment. Continue reading

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Funding for more White Bear Lake augmentation study passes Senate

Funding for more White Bear Lake augmentation study passes Senate

Outlet: White Bear Press By: Kristine Goodrich Published: April 16, 2014 The Minnesota Senate approved $800,000 to further study and design an augmentation system for White Bear Lake. Read more here…

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Senator Wiger is the chief author of S.F. 244, which allocates $9.5 million for additional wells to help communities know how much groundwater they’re using and if the quality of their water is safe for drinking.

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Senator Wiger is the chief author of S.F. 243, which provides incentives for Minnesotans to use less groundwater.

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