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.

Become a Midwest Environmental Advocate!

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 

The Big Share is coming March 3

Save the date for our region's biggest day of giving. Here is how you can help. More 

You did it!

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 

Bayfield County’s CAFO moratorium and study committee makes time to get it right Feb 26, 2015

A one-year moratorium on and a Large Scale Livestock Study Committee is a chance to gather science, clean water concerns, and recommendations for protecting human health and the environment.


Public Input on Frac Sand Study Heard in Howard Feb 26, 2015

Citizens' frac sand concerns must be collected early in DNR's strategic analysis of mining industry activities' impacts.


CAFO Q&A with Bayfield County Resident Rallying for Clean Water Feb 17, 2015

Meet Mary Dougherty - a Bayfield County resident who is helping members of her community speak up for protecting clean drinking water for their families and for future generations.


Feb 27, 2015

Making the Connection: Environmental Health in Wisconsin conference More 

Mar 02, 2015

Public meeting - Mondovi: DNR frac sand strategic analysis, public input More 

Mar 03, 2015

The Big Share - double your donation to MEA! More 

Mar 04, 2015

Public meeting - Black River Falls: DNR frac sand strategic analysis, public input More