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Keep "prove it first."

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

Victory in high-capacity well challenge

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

MEA Welcomes Equal Justice Works Fellow

Jacklyn Velasquez will serve a two-year fellowship in the Madison-based law center. More 

Law clerks learn about environmental justice

Be a law clerk at MEA this spring! Applications due November 17.  More 

Keep "prove it first."

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

Victory in high-capacity well challenge

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

MEA Welcomes Equal Justice Works Fellow

Jacklyn Velasquez will serve a two-year fellowship in the Madison-based law center. More 

Law clerks learn about environmental justice

Be a law clerk at MEA this spring! Applications due November 17.  More 

Top Five Reasons to Oppose the Wetland Destruction Bill Oct 26, 2017

A bill is drawing criticism from conservation leaders and sporting groups: AB 547 would make it easier to build on wetlands that aren’t connected to navigable waters.

 

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Three cheers for Backyard Hero Dave Clausen Oct 25, 2017

Celebrating the service of Amery-area conservationist, retired veterinarian and former Natural Resources Board Chairman, Dave Clausen, MEA's new board president.

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Law clerks learn about community lawyering and environmental justice Oct 19, 2017

Their experience giving service and gaining experience at Midwest Environmental Advocates is "affirming," "meaningful" and "enlightening."

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