Midwest Environmental Advocates

Midwest Environmental Advocates is a non-profit 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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Neighbors of a proposed industrial dairy expansion are challenging the DNR's approval of a water pollution permit which governs how Kinnard Farms Inc. handles and disposes of around 70 million gallons of manure and other waste .  More 

Make Citizen Voices Matter

Meet the people who are working to save the Penokee Hills from an open-pit mine. Help us share their voices today. More 

Upworthy Shares Bad River Citizen Voices Matter Video Jul 16, 2014

Speaking out against open-pit iron mining has an opportunity to go viral.

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Clean Water Action Council asks the state Supreme Court for decision review Jun 17, 2014

The clean water advocacy organization is challenging the state DNR's approval of a weak water pollution permit and the rights of individual petitioners to judicial review is at stake.

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Cultural Mapping Project to Document Stories of Bad River Watershed Jun 11, 2014

Bad River Water & Culture Maps is a participatory, multi-media project that will collect stories about the land and water that defines this important watershed.

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Sep 13, 2014

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