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 groups call on EPA for immediate action in Kewaunee County.

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

More support for EPA petition

Read Laura's story about fighting mining pollution and why she supports petitioners asking the EPA to help Wisconsin follow the Clean Water Act. More 

Great Lakes Leaders Approve Waukesha Water Diversion Jun 21, 2016

Wisconsin environmental groups' concerns remain and a modified diversion plan will require vigilance.


Why Laura supports sixteen citizens who asked the EPA for help in Wisconsin Jun 09, 2016

She fought a polluter in court, but the costs of holding the state accountable for not following the Clean Water Act were staggering. Here's why she supports the Petition for Corrective Action.


Waukesha’s water diversion plan and the Attorney General’s DNR opinion Jun 09, 2016

If the city's request to divert Lake Michigan water is approved by Great Lakes Governors, could the Wisconsin AG's opinion keep the DNR from honoring and enforcing a  protective, amended plan?... More