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Waste Facility Siting Board

The Waste Facility Siting Board administers the negotiation and arbitration process for the siting of every solid and hazardous waste facility in the state of Wisconsin. The board’s authority is created by law in Wis. Stat. ch. 289, subch. III. The intent of the law is to create and maintain a comprehensive and effective policy of negotiation and arbitration between an applicant for a waste facility license and a local committee representing the affected municipalities.

This information has been provided to help you understand the negotiation/arbitration process. It is not intended to substitute for the legal advice and assistance of an attorney. This is a general explanation and does not cover all details contained in the applicable statutes.

About the Board
Starting the Negotiation Process
Requirements for Participating in the Negotiation Process
The Negotiation Process
Negotiated Settlement