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Great Rivers Environmental Law Center has six programs. Climate and Energy Program Environmental Justice Program Air Quality and Public Health Program Water Quality Program Wetlands and Floodplains Program Land Use Program  

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Great Rivers to Present Hazardous Waste Report to NAACP Environmental Justice Committee

Thousands of Missourians are at a heightened risk of health issues as a result of their proximity to these hazardous waste sites that require continued management.

Great Rivers and the Missouri NAACP Opposed EPA’s Plan to Roll Back Hazardous Emissions from Coal

Regulation of hazardous air pollutants under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act protects individuals, families and communities, especially those of color, from unnecessary premature deaths, asthma attacks, cancer, neurological deficits and heart attacks.  With 68% of African Americans living within…

Great Rivers Submits Comments On Bridgeton Landfill

The comments seek to ensure that Bridgeton Landfill’s operations comply with air pollution requirements as much as possible.

Volunteer Spotlight: Jim Wilson

Jim assisted in founding Great Rivers and served as Chairman of the Board for its initial nine years.

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Sunshine and Wine: a Fun Event in Southern Illinois

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center partnered with StraightUp Solar to host “Sunshine and Wine” on March 23, 2019 at Alto Vineyards near Carbondale, Illinois.

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Join Us for Nuclear Fool’s Day on April 1st!

On April Fool’s Day, join us for a conversation on why nuclear fuel is for fools, and learn how you can get involved in building a clean energy future.

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