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Tony Wilkin Gibart

Tony Wilkin Gibart, executive director of Midwest Environmental Advocates.

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Will New Overseers Change DNR Policies?

Will New Overseers Change DNR Policies?

As Evers appointees replace Walker holdovers on Natural Resources Board, environmental groups hope for changes.

Conservation Groups Cite Damage From Prehn’s Time on Natural Resources Board

Conservation Groups Cite Damage From Prehn’s Time on Natural Resources Board

Serving beyond his term limits and favoring lobbyists and PFAS polluter, critics charge.

Natural Resources Board Moves Forward with Groundwater Standards to Protect Wisconsin Communities from PFAS Contamination
Transportation: Opponents Assail I-94 Expansion at Public Hearing
Transportation

Opponents Assail I-94 Expansion at Public Hearing

Anti-expansion coalition pushes 'Fix at Six' rather than eight-lane I-94 expansion.

Advocates oppose expansion announcement of I-94 East-West project
Press Release

Advocates oppose expansion announcement of I-94 East-West project

Coalition condemn WisDOT’s decision to select the eight-lane expansion as the preferred alternative; more needs to be done to improve walking, biking, and transit in Milwaukee

EPA Agrees With Bad River Tribe on Enbridge Oil Pipeline

EPA Agrees With Bad River Tribe on Enbridge Oil Pipeline

Letter to DNR cites nearly 200 issues with pipeline across northern Wisconsin.

Wausau Wells Have Elevated PFAS Levels

Wausau Wells Have Elevated PFAS Levels

All six city wells exceed the proposed state standards.

Your Right to Know: Records Shed Light On Board Shenanigans
Your Right to Know

Records Shed Light On Board Shenanigans

Natural Resources Board chair resists further public records requests. What is he hiding?

Op Ed: It’s Time to Reclaim Wisconsin’s Legacy of Water Protection
Op Ed

It’s Time to Reclaim Wisconsin’s Legacy of Water Protection

PFAS, nitrates and lead stand in the way of our right to clean water.

Will Kaul Remove Natural Resources Board Chair?

Will Kaul Remove Natural Resources Board Chair?

Environmental groups push him to act. AG says law will guide his decision.

Bill Could Reduce DNR’s Regulatory Authority Over PFAS

Bill Could Reduce DNR’s Regulatory Authority Over PFAS

Legislation would bar towns from suing polluters if they accept a cleanup grant.

Statement: State transportation budget is most harmful in a decade
Press Release

Statement: State transportation budget is most harmful in a decade

Transportation advocates condemn unprecedented cuts to Milwaukee and Madison transit systems while green-lighting the unnecessary I-94 E/W highway expansion project

Environmental Groups Seek to Intervene in PFAS Case

Environmental Groups Seek to Intervene in PFAS Case

State’s largest business group challenges DNR’s authority to require testing for toxic pollutant.

Statement: Proposed state transportation budget will unnecessarily expand I-94 and leave transit riders in the dust
Press Release

Statement: Proposed state transportation budget will unnecessarily expand I-94 and leave transit riders in the dust

Transportation advocates call for more action before the budget heads to Gov. Evers’ desk

Advocates applaud opportunity for public input on I-94 East-West project, but new environmental review process still needed
Press Release

Advocates applaud opportunity for public input on I-94 East-West project, but new environmental review process still needed

WisDOT commits to additional public input and data review on controversial highway expansion project with major racial inequity and climate impacts

Evers Budget Has Green Goals

Evers Budget Has Green Goals

Significant investment to combat climate change, protect public land.

GOP Lawmakers Strip Emergency PFAS Rule

GOP Lawmakers Strip Emergency PFAS Rule

Committee votes to eliminate targets for safe levels of the harmful forever chemical.

MEA Honors Recipients of the 2020 Bill Iwen Environmental Justice Award
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MEA Honors Recipients of the 2020 Bill Iwen Environmental Justice Award

Event Celebrates Rafael Smith of Milwaukee and Philomena Kebec of Ashland

State DNR Forges Ahead on ‘Forever Chemicals’

State DNR Forges Ahead on ‘Forever Chemicals’

Despite pandemic, regulators continue work on enforcement standards for PFAS in drinking water.