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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Wisconsinites petitioned the government for answers on how frac sand mining impacts our health, environment, economy and our quality of life. The DNR's strategic analysis plan is now officially moving ahead. More 

Bayfield citizens standing up for clean water

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

Meet a clean air champion.

Anita is one of the residents of Lake Mills, WI who is working to make citizen voices matter. More 

DNR’s CAFO Pollution Permit Decision Leaves Groundwater at Risk Sep 14, 2015

Agency refuses to use its authority to require limits on factory farm pollution.


A step toward clean drinking water in Kewaunee County Aug 24, 2015

Workgroup formation marks progress after citizens petitioned the EPA for action last year.


Meet Anita, one of the residents of Lake Mills, WI working for clean air Jul 30, 2015

For this rural community, balancing the needs of homeowners, businesses that depend on clean air, and an industrial poultry and manure processing facility is a work in progress.


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