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.
Clean Water Action Council challenges pollution permit with a request for judicial review.
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.
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.
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.
ChemWorks is a centralized waste treatment facility in Milwaukee that has violated the terms of its wastewater discharge permit.
Midwest Environmental Advocates is representing a group of citizens near Richland Center who oppose another discharge of polluted wastewater to the Lower Wisconsin River system.
Recently, the EPA issued a Vessel General Permit that set limitations on discharges of ballast water by oceangoing and Great Lakes vessels. Midwest Environmental Advocates and National Wildlife Federation are appealing the DNR’s decision to approve this insufficiently protective permit.
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.