Gary Wilson is worried about Wisconsin’s environment. The former co-editor of the Great Lakes Town Hall and board chair of The Biodiversity Project says Wisconsin’s Governor isn’t just upsetting public employee unions, but environmentalists as well. Gov. Scott Walker has proposed rolling back some environmental regulations in his state to cut costs, including loosening the regulation of phosphorus runoff from fertilizer and ending Wisconsin’s mandatory recycling program. Those suggestions, among others, inspired Wilson, a former finance executive at United Airlines, to write a commentary for the Great Lakes Echo to protest them.
I recently spoke to Mr. Wilson about his thoughts:
Changing Gears made repeated attempts to contact Walker’s office to see if officials had read the commentary and had any thoughts on it. Our calls were not returned, and our emails were not answered. We’ll be happy to include a response if one arrives.