Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul last week announced the December 15, 2020 conviction of Wausaukee Wastewater Treatment Plant employee Lonnie Bamberg for one count of falsification of records pertaining to pollution discharge elimination in Marinette County. Bamberg was sentenced to a financial penalty with a fine, costs and surcharges totaling near $5,000.


Bamberg worked as the operator-in-charge of the Village of Wausaukee Wastewater Treatment Plant and failed to perform certain testing related to the biological oxygen demand and total suspended solids in the influent and effluent water at this location Instead of testing and recording the results, Mr. Bamberg falsified the required records for an extended period of time.