The Roots of Jacklyn Velasquez’s Work on Tribal Rights and Environmental Justice
My work may be inspired by one small parcel of land near my childhood school, but everyone...More ➡
— 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.
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.
Kewaunee County citizens formally request federal action on groundwater contamination problems for people who live near the state's highest concentration of industrial livestock facilities.
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.
Midwest Environmental Advocates plays a key role in implementation of the Clean Water Act and enforcement in the Mississippi River Basin, as part of the McKnight Mississippi River Water Quality Collaborative.
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.
Twenty-eight concerned Crawford County citizens challenged their county's decision to allow a hog confined feeding operation to expand, jeopardizing their local water and air quality.
After years of using legal strategies to limit the practice of spreading manure on frozen ground, a campaign to change the law resulted in a ban that protects surface and groundwater.
The Treml family of Kewaunee County was an ordinary Wisconsin family with three healthy, happy daughters. In 2004, they faced a nightmare that no family should ever face - a life threatenting illness bourne in through their water.