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.
Barron County, WI mining operation air pollution permit approved without Clean Air Act compliance regarding estimating, monitoring or controlling fine particulate matter (PM2.5).
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.
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.
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.
Midwest Environmental Advocates is proud to have been a part of the Cleaner Valley Coalition, a diverse coalition of organizations who advocated for the clean-up of We Energies’ coal-fired power plant in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley.
Didion Ethanol caused problems for citizens of Cambria, WI, for years. Neighbors stood up for their rights and demanded Didion stop discharging polluted waters to their Tarrant Lake.
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.
On behalf of Wisconsin citizens, Midwest Environmental Advocates investigated the Xcel French Island Incinerator claims that they didn't need strict air regulations because they were a "small" incinerator. Turns out, they were wrong.