MEA Executive Director Testifies Before Water Quality Task Force
On June 13th, MEA Executive Director Kimberlee Wright testified before the Speaker's Task Force...More ➡
— The term 'litigation' refers to the process of bringing a dispute before a court of law. Litigation is only one of the many different actions we undertake to address environmental problems. Other types of actions include providing legal analysis and recommendations to local governments and nonprofit partners, reviewing and commenting on proposed state and federal legislation, and providing resources and referrals to citizens.
A proposed hotel development would have put Public Trust land in private hands and limited public access to Lake Michigan’s shoreline.
Without an environmental impact statement, petitioners say the DNR’s process to approve a permit to fill wetlands and expand rail lines carrying crude oil violated the Wisconsin Environmental Policy Act.
Midwest Environmental Advocates supports an interpretation of the Livestock Facility Siting Law that upholds local control and sufficiently regulates large livestock facilities in Wisconsin.
Midwest Environmental Advocates worked with a Rosendale, WI, citizens group to protect their water, air and land from the impacts of the largest confined dairy operation in the state.
Midwest Environmental Advocates represented Friends of Milwaukee's Rivers (now Milwaukee Riverkeeper) in a suit against a development company that failed to get the required permits to clear-cut shoreline vegetation along the Milwaukee River.