Supervisors waste no time after election overturning community`s effort to prevent pollution and protect property values.
After two incumbents on the Laketown town board were unseated by challengers earlier this month, the new supervisors have swiftly overturned an ordinance intended to protect the community from pollution created by hog factories. The rural town is one of four in northwestern Wisconsin that passed similar ordinances in the past year, and has been the subject of a lawsuit by a Wisconsin business group challenging the rules...
...The tight election illustrated how divided the community is over the issue. The challengers prevailed by just 16 to 25 votes over the incumbents, or about 12 percent of the votes cast......more
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