Jan 30, 2019
The announcement that Foxconn would scale back plans for a manufacturing facility led many to question Racine’s plans to proceed with a highly-controversial diversion of Great Lakes water.
Jan 17, 2019
Midwest Environmental Advocates staff and board members wish Attorney Jimmy Parra a fond farewell as he leaves MEA this week to begin a new chapter in his professional career.
Jan 16, 2019
A Supreme Court decision in the Kinnard Farms case would have far-reaching implications for all state agencies.
Jan 11, 2019
Circuit Court Judge William Pocan sided with environmental groups represented by MEA when he ruled that an agreement between the DNR and the state’s largest dairy business lobby violated state law.
Jan 04, 2019
Door County has more miles of shoreline than any other county in the country. The shoreline is cherished whether you have been in Door County for three generations or
Dec 13, 2018
Check out our December newsletter to learn about legislative and legal updates, upcoming events and more.
Dec 11, 2018
After late-night negotiations behind closed doors last week, Wisconsin lawmakers passed legislation that will harm the very interests the bill’s authors would like to protect. MEA believes that the rushed drafting and vetting process will lead to unintended harmful consequences. For this reason, MEA strongly opposes Senate Bill 884 and asks Governor Walker to veto the bill.
Dec 03, 2018
MEA comments oppose "lame-duck" legislation that would promote litigation, waste thousands of hours of agency staff time, and create uncertainty for regulated entities and the public.
Nov 12, 2018
Midwest Environmental Advocates extends a warm welcome to Robert D. Lee, a 2018 graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School and recipient of a two-year Thomas L. Shaffer Fellowship. As a Shaffer Fellow, Rob will work closely with MEA staff attorneys to identify more opportunities for protecting Wisconsin’s water resources and the health of the communities relying on them.
Oct 04, 2018
As we mark the 10th anniversary of the Great Lakes Compact this week, there is plenty of reason for celebration as well as significant cause for concern.