Jan 22, 2016
MEA board member Dave Clausen explains why a legislative proposal would exempt the aquaculture industry’s requirement to follow laws that protect Wisconsin's water.
Jan 12, 2016
A new legislative proposal's short notice for a hearing kept citizens from participating in the discussion. Fortunately DNR comments made state and federal water law protections clear.
Oct 12, 2015
Petitioners are challenging the DNR's decision to permit a CAFO to operate without an animal unit limit or a requirement to monitor groundwater conditions where the company spreads manure offsite.
Sep 14, 2015
Agency refuses to use its authority to require limits on factory farm pollution.
Aug 24, 2015
Workgroup formation marks progress after citizens petitioned the EPA for action last year.
Jul 30, 2015
For this rural community, balancing the needs of homeowners, businesses that depend on clean air, and an industrial poultry and manure processing facility is a work in progress.
Jun 18, 2015
CAFO must comply with prior court order and work with the DNR to conduct groundwater monitoring and limit animals on site.
Jun 11, 2015
Socially Responsible Agricultural Project report documents repeated violations of clean water laws by the county’s largest industrial livestock operations.
Feb 26, 2015
A one-year moratorium on and a Large Scale Livestock Study Committee is a chance to gather science, clean water concerns, and recommendations for protecting human health and the environment.
Feb 17, 2015
Meet Mary Dougherty - a Bayfield County resident who is helping members of her community speak up for protecting clean drinking water for their families and for future generations.