“The emergency release of an estimated 10 million gallons of water was necessary in the successful effort to rescue the bulldozer operator. The water that was released to rescue the operator contained silt, clay and sand. As part of the regulatory framework governing our industry, we conduct analysis of water discharged from our facility, and those tests have shown no indication of substances that are harmful to wildlife, humans or the environment.
“We have initiated a clean-up effort in consultation with the state
“The Wisconsin DNR has taken dissolved oxygen samples upstream from the point where the silt initially entered the river and from areas within Independence,
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