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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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 

Victory in the Courts for Citizens Fighting for Clean Kewaunee County Water Oct 30, 2014

A successful challenge to a water pollution permit issued by the DNR to an industrial livestock operation will help protect drinking wells in the Town of Lincoln.

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Kewaunee County water problems need federal intervention Oct 22, 2014

Today, environmental protection groups formally requested federal action on groundwater contamination issues in Wisconsin's rural Kewaunee County.

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Communities at Risk: New report looks at national scope of frac sand mining Oct 07, 2014

While other states such as Minnesota and California have passed laws that protect residents from silica dust, Wisconsin's air quality protections have remained stagnant.

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Nov 06, 2014

Wisconsin Wetlands Association Wetlands Awards Celebration - Dan Collins, Nancy Aten awardees More