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20th Anniversary Celebration
Jul 02, 2019
Wisconsin is at a clean water crossroads. For years, families around the state have been calling on their elected officials to take meaningful steps to address widespread contamination of drinking water. Earlier this year, lawmakers appeared to acknowledge the significance of the problem when they announced the creation of a task force to gather information from the public and from technical experts.
Jun 14, 2019
On June 13th, MEA Executive Director Kimberlee Wright testified before the Speaker's Task Force on Water Quality. Read her entire testimony here.
Jun 12, 2019
Despite ongoing controversy surrounding the project, an administrative law judge recently upheld DNR approval of Racine’s plan to divert millions of gallons of water per day from Lake Michigan to serve a manufacturing complex proposed by Foxconn Technology Group.
May 24, 2019
MEA supports the proposed Chemical Level Enforcement & Remediation (CLEAR) Act. It would provide the Department of Natural Resources with the tools it needs to address PFAS contamination throughout the state.
May 16, 2019
After months of planning and preparation, the Board of Directors of Midwest Environmental Advocates is ready to share the news that Executive Director Kimberlee Wright will retire later this year.
May 09, 2019
On May 9, 2019, MEA filed a response to the Legislature's motion to intervene in a our longstanding legal challenge to the Kinnard Farms water pollution permit.
May 07, 2019
Midwest Environmental Advocates supports League of Women Voters' challenge to the constitutionality of the December 2018 extraordinary session.
May 02, 2019
In a decision this week, DNR Secretary Preston Cole declined to reissue a permit to Meteor Timber for a frac sand project that would have destroyed rare Monroe County wetlands.
Apr 19, 2019
MEA legal fellows and policy interns share their thoughts on Oneida Nation Chairman Tehassi Hills' recent State of the Tribes Address.
Apr 15, 2019
A case involving ACT 21 and DNR's authority to regulate water pollution from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) is headed to Wisconsin’s Supreme Court.