Paul du Vair leaves the Madison School District with a revered aquatic biology program, generations of students.
North Mendota Trail will take bikers off busy Highway M and branches of it will connect Middleton to Waunakee and travel through a county and state park and the Holy Wisdom Monestary.
Wisconsin DNR hasn't decided whether to seek legal action against the serial spiller, but important questions remain unanswered.
The Clear Horizons plant spilled 380,000 gallons of manure last year. A report details deficiencies, but it's unclear why safety measures weren't in place.
Clear Horizons says it learned last week that it needs to put new flexible fittings on the sections of pipe that have been rupturing.
Officials are still waiting for answers about why an older facility near Waunakee leaked a mile-long trail of animal waste last month.
State regulations don't specifically require berms, automatic shutoffs or alarms systems for above-ground pipes.
DNR official calls large spills like this a "rare occurrence," but of the five spills taking place since 1998, two have happened this year.
Fines of up to $10,000 a day can be assessed if the company violated its wastewater permit, the DNR says.