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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Now is the best time to become a Midwest Environmental Advocate. By joining, you can help us help others use the power of the law to protect our environmental commons.  More 

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We share news every day about the people of Wisconsin who are protecting our heritage of healthy water, land, air and government. Like our Facebook page or follow us @MidwestAdvocate on Twitter for the latest. More 

Citizens Need to Know the True Cost of Sand

Wisconsinites are petitioning the government for answers on how frac sand mining impacts our health, environment, economy and our quality of life. The full petition is available online. More 

A Big Win for Water in Kewaunee County

Neighbors of a proposed industrial dairy expansion win their fight for clean water. More 

Industrial livestock waste: Wisconsin’s own inconvenient truth Nov 20, 2014

The former Department of Natural Resources Chief of Runoff Management, speaks out about a massive and growing water quality problem in Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin Wolves at Risk Nov 12, 2014

Why we are standing with scientists who want an independent, scientific review and emergency relisting of wolves under the federal Endangered Species Act.

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Dan Collins - MEA board member - and Nancy Aten to receive Wetlands Award Nov 04, 2014

Wisconsin is a better place, thanks to the conservation leadership of Dan Collins and Nancy Aten. This is why they are being honored by the Wisconsin Wetlands Association this week.

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