Line 5 Opponents Speak Out at Public Hearing on Controversial Pipeline Project

Hundreds of people turned out at Northwood Technical College in Ashland, where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a public hearing on Enbridge Energy’s controversial proposal to construct a new segment of its Line 5 oil pipeline. Prior to the hearing, a group of Tribal leaders, environmental advocates and community members held a press conference to highlight increasing public opposition to the plan.

Environmental and Public Health Groups Call on Governor to Veto Pro-Polluter PFAS Bill

More than a dozen Wisconsin environmental and public health groups joined MEA in sending a joint letter urging Governor Evers to veto Senate Bill 312, a PFAS bill that fails to deliver much-needed aid to communities impacted by PFAS contamination and ultimately leaves those communities worse off by letting polluters off the hook for their fair share of cleanup costs.

MEA Submits Amicus Brief in Legislative Maps Case on Behalf of Milwaukee Group Working to End Childhood Lead Poisoning

Yesterday, the State Supreme Court accepted an amicus brief submitted by MEA on behalf of Coalition On Lead Emergency in a redistricting case that is pending before the Court. Read our press release to learn how Wisconsin’s current legislative maps politically disempower Milwaukee parents whose kids have been poisoned by lead and how we’re working together to advocate for change.