Mar 13, 2017
Fish farming bill would be a giveaway of public resources to private industry
Mar 13, 2017
The case against Department of Ag permitting of our state’s largest agricultural operations.
Jan 27, 2016
Friends of Sturgeon Bay Public Waterfront look forward despite ruling regarding venue.
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 13, 2016
Column from MEA's founding board member, Arlen Christenson, on why proposed legislation would violate constitutional protections for land held in the public trust by state government.
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.
Jan 07, 2016
Assembly Bill 600 (and Senate Bill 459) would erode Wisconsin’s wetlands protections and conflict with basic tenants of our state constitution that protect the public’s access to water.
Dec 02, 2015
State statutes are inadequate in allowing the DNR to fully comply with federal Clean Water Act laws and protect downstream water from upstream pollution.
Aug 07, 2014
Toledo's water is back on. But citizen concerns about whether we have green water or clean water could be eliminated due to a pending decision by Wisconsin's Natural Resources Board.
Jul 19, 2013
In a response to a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision, Midwest Environmental Advocates’ founder, Melissa Scanlan, wrote a commentary that warns against broad interpretations of the court’s opinion. While the court’s opinion considered the role of Wisconsin’s public trust doctrine in the case, ultimately the precedents that protect our state’s waters were not overturned.