Midwest Environmental Advocates

Midwest Environmental Advocates is a non-profit 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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More Manure

Neighbors of a proposed industrial dairy expansion are challenging the DNR's approval of a water pollution permit which governs how Kinnard Farms Inc. handles and disposes of around 70 million gallons of manure and other waste .  More 

Make Citizen Voices Matter

These are some of the people who are protecting our natural resources and making a difference. Help us share their voices today. More 

Midwest Environmental Advocates to Speak at Livestock Siting Law Review Listening Session Thursday Apr 15, 2014

DATCP listening sessions for agriculture, agency, and environmental and citizen groups are being held this week in another step in the livestock siting law review process.


Webinar: Environmental Concerns with Frac Sand Mining Apr 15, 2014

Why silica sand mining (used in hydrofracturing for gas and oil) is creating a threat to the health of Wisconsin families and what citizens are doing to control this industrial mining activity.


Tremplealeau County Citizens Challenging DNR Frac Sand Mining Air Pollution Permit Approval Apr 08, 2014

Contested case hearing will challenge permit that may allow air emissions that violate public health and air quality standards


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May 10, 2014

Health Forum: Cancer and Our Environment with Dr. Sandra Steingraber

May 18, 2014

Wisconsin Interfaith Power and Light 15th Anniversary Conference

May 21, 2014

From Industrial Livestock Farms to Mining for Sand and Iron–How Citizens Defend Our Natural Heritage

May 30, 2014

River Rally