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20th Anniversary Celebration
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.
Aug 29, 2018
On Monday, August 27, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition wrote a letter to House and Senate Conference members urging them to protect the funding, structure, and long-term integrity of conservation in the next farm bill. Over sixty national, state, local, and regional organizations signed onto this letter.
Jun 27, 2018
Press Release from Midwest Environmental Advocates and three partnering organizations highlighting changes to DNR rules on livestock waste management.
Apr 06, 2018
This week we are saying goodbye to Communications Director Stacy Harbaugh as she takes a new position at a Madison-based marketing agency.
Mar 19, 2018
Court approval of a judicial review of a DBA vs. DNR settlement challenge allows public interest groups to move forward in defending DNR authority to protect water.
Feb 22, 2018
My work may be inspired by one small parcel of land near my childhood school, but everyone benefits from understanding how property law, Tribal rights and environmental justice intersect.
Feb 15, 2018
Midwest Environmental Advocates Equal Justice Works Fellow Jacklyn Velasquez reports back from her first Wisconsin State of the Tribes gathering.