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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Bayfield citizens standing up for clean water

A proposed CAFO could bring 26,000 hogs to a watershed in Bayfield County.  More 

They aren't giving up on their community's water

Appeal filed: Kewaunee County petitioners have been working for over three years for water protections from an expanding CAFO.  More 

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 

Hunter “Protection” Efforts Gone Too Far Oct 29, 2015

New bills proposed by legislators as necessary to protect hunters' rights offer little benefit while carrying legal risk and significant downsides for the citizens of Wisconsin.


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Petition to EPA: Wisconsin Fails to Comply with Clean Water Act Oct 20, 2015

On behalf of 16 Wisconsin residents, MEA files a Petition for Corrective Action with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


Kewaunee County Petitioners File Appeal of DNR CAFO Decision Oct 12, 2015

Petitioners are challenging the DNR's decision to permit a CAFO to operate without an animal unit limit or a requirement to monitor groundwater conditions where the company spreads manure offsite.... More 

Mar 01, 2016

The Big Share - day of giving More