The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says it will once again consider the collective environmental impacts of high-capacity wells on state waters when warranted. The move comes after state Attorney General Josh Kaul withdrew a contested opinion limiting the agency's authority.
Protests demanding justice for George Floyd — the Minneapolis man killed in police custody — and broader police reform continued unabated on June 1, with hundreds of demonstrators in Madison cutting off traffic on a major roadway and hundreds marching through Milwaukee.
Organizers of protests in Madison held in the wake of the killing of George Floyd say they are prepared to keep going for the foreseeable future. The mayors of Wisconsin's three largest cities have issued curfews ahead of further demonstrations.