Aquaculture bill raises concerns for the environment and the Public Trust
Fish farming bill would be a giveaway of public resources to private industry
— 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.
The livestock siting law took away local power to regulate CAFOs. Without effective state regulation of industrial farms, the burden of litigating for law enforcement is passed on to citizens.
Citizens of the Town of Lincoln, Kewaunee County are concerned that the Kinnard Farms Inc. plan to manage 70 million gallons of untreated animal waste doesn’t protect groundwater from contamination.
Residents of Arcadia, WI are challenging FML Sand, LLC's frac sand company’s air pollution permit in order to protect air quality and their community’s health from silica dust.
Trempealeau County, WI is ground zero for frac sand mining in the state. Citizens who are impacted by blowing silica dust are challenging the air pollution control permit issued to Preferred Sands.
Petenwell and Castle Rock Stewards (PACRS) challenge to the Department of Natural Resources’ renewal of the Domtar Corporation’s permit to discharge phosphorus and wastewater into the Wisconsin River.
Midwest Environmental Advocates is part of the legal team representing the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in their effort to protect the Penokee Range from an open-pit iron mine.
Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Inner-city Congregations Allied for Hope federal challenge to a discriminatory $1.7 billion highway expansion plan without public transit.
Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians’ challenge to the Flambeau Mining Company’s request for a Certificate of Completion of Reclamation for the Ladysmith Flambeau Mine.
Midwest Environmental Advocates supports an interpretation of the Livestock Facility Siting Law that upholds local control and sufficiently regulates large livestock facilities in Wisconsin.
Coal-fired power plants along the Mississippi violated the Clean Air Act. Midwest Environmental Advocates co-counseled with private attorneys to advocate for cleaner air.