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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More support for Clean Wisconsin's high-capacity well challenge

Central Sands Water Action Coalition takes action to defend Public Trust protected waters of Wisconsin.  More 

State will provide emergency drinking water

Details on the quiet rollout of DNR's plan to provide drinking water to families with bacteria-contaminated wells. More 

Keep "prove it first."

Proposed legislation would exempt sulfide mining for metals and minerals from long-standing water protection rules. More 

Improving livestock waste management through NR 151 changes

We're advocating for better public health protections in state rules on livestock waste management. More 

More support for Clean Wisconsin's high-capacity well challenge

Central Sands Water Action Coalition takes action to defend Public Trust protected waters of Wisconsin.  More 

State will provide emergency drinking water

Details on the quiet rollout of DNR's plan to provide drinking water to families with bacteria-contaminated wells. More 

Keep "prove it first."

Proposed legislation would exempt sulfide mining for metals and minerals from long-standing water protection rules. More 

Improving livestock waste management through NR 151 changes

We're advocating for better public health protections in state rules on livestock waste management. More 

Keep Wisconsin’s “prove-it-first” mining law Aug 31, 2017

A new bill in the Senate Committee on Sporting Heritage, Mining and Forestry could roll back Wisconsin’s long-standing “prove-it-first” sulfide mining law.

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Guest blog: The Great Walker Fox Con Aug 03, 2017

MEA founder Melissa Scanlan explains why electronics manufacturer Foxconn should meet Wisconsin’s standards for labor and the environment just like other businesses.

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Foxconn legislation rushed to pass environmental law exemptions Jul 31, 2017

Public denied time to look at potential environmental impacts of legislation and deal with electronics manufacturer.

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Oct 14, 2017

The New People Environmental Summit More 

Nov 04, 2017

The Face of Fearless Leadership: How Women are Leading WI’s Response to Industrial-Scale Agriculture More 
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