Midwest Environmental Advocates is a nonprofit environmental law center that works for healthy water, air, land and government for this generation and the next. We believe that every citizen has the potential to make a difference.

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— 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.

Meteor Timber wetlands fill and frac sand facility

Meteor Timber, LLC seeks approval from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to destroy an unprecedented amount—16.25 acres—of pristine forested wetlands for a proposed industrial sand facility.

Proposed Reicks View (Badgerwood) Swine CAFO

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.

Mining in the Penokee Hills

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.

Mississippi River Collaborative

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.

Lake Beulah “Friend of the Court” Brief

Midwest Environmental Advocates worked with environmental groups to advocate for the public trust doctrine and protect the surface and groundwaters of our state.

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Concerned Citizens of Newport

Midwest Environmental Advocates worked with citizens in Adams Count, Wisconsin, to oppose the DNR's decision to let Perrier pump, bottle and export Wisconsin's water resources.

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