Midwest Environmental Advocates

Midwest Environmental Advocates is a nonprofit environmental law center that works for healthy water, air, land and government for this generation and the next. We believe that every citizen has the potential to make a difference.


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Environmental Protection Agency: Petition for Corrective Action

Sixteen Wisconsin water champions are asking the EPA for help to bring our state into Clean Water Act compliance. More 

Calendar of events

We're coming to a community near you to talk about citizens' rights and the environment. Join us! More 

Environmental groups call on EPA for immediate action in Kewaunee County.

Kewaunee families need clean water. They cannot wait any longer. More 

La Crosse Court OK’s Limited Environmental Review of Rail Expansion Permit May 19, 2016

Citizen challenge to BNSF wetland and bridge permit dismissed by court.


Next steps for improving expired, general stormwater permits for frac sand mining May 04, 2016

Water pollution management rules for the frac sand industry have needed updates since 2014 - and since frac sand mining first boomed. Improvements are coming, but more needs to be done.


Who can you call if landspreading manure is a problem in your community? Apr 21, 2016

With spring rains coming, manure runoff from land and fields is a problem statewide. Concerned with runoff or contaminated drinking wells? Here's how to call for help and tell your story.


May 26, 2016

Wisconsin’s Clean Water Future, talk at Manitowoc County Lakes Association More 

Jun 19, 2016

Midwest Renewable Energy Fair workshop: Effective Citizen Action for the Environment More 

Jun 25, 2016

Courte Oreilles Lake Association Annual Meeting: What It Takes to Save Lac Courte Oreilles More