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— We work with citizens, other environmental groups, neighborhood associations, faith groups and others to educate and build a grassroots coalition of concerned and empowered environmental advocates.
Clean Water Action Council, Milwaukee Riverkeeper and the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation intervene in a lawsuit lawsuit over DNR authority in CAFO pollution permitting.
Advocating for improvements in manure spreading, runoff management and non-point source performance standards in environmental law enforcement in Wisconsin.
Midwest Environmental Advocates supports Clean Wisconsin’s high-capacity well challenge in defense of waters protected by the Public Trust Doctrine of Wisconsin’s Constitution.
Meteor Timber, LLC seeks approval from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to destroy an unprecedented amount—16.25 acres—of pristine forested wetlands for a proposed industrial sand facility.
Jackson County, WI mining operation air pollution permit proposed without Clean Air Act compliance regarding estimating, monitoring or controlling fine particulate matter (PM2.5).
Barron County, WI mining operation air pollution permit approved without Clean Air Act compliance regarding estimating, monitoring or controlling fine particulate matter (PM2.5).
Complaint demonstrates how the state agency violated state open records laws by unreasonably delaying DNR responses to MEA open records requests and brings to light an emerging pattern of delayed open records response to interested citizens, non-profit groups, and the media.
Sixteen petitioners ask the EPA for help to bring Wisconsin into compliance with the Clean Water Act.
Bayfield County residents are working to make sure citizens and lawmakers understand the economic, environmental, and public health implications of CAFOs. If permitted, this would be the largest swine CAFO in Wisconsin and would be sited near Lake Superior.
A proposed hotel development would put Public Trust land in private hands and limit public access to Lake Michigan’s shoreline.