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We are Missouri’s only public interest law firm focused on environmental issues. Learn more about us here.

Our Programs

There are six program areas our work falls into, though a case may overlap these categories: Climate and Energy Program Environmental Justice Program Air Quality and Public Health Program Water Quality Program Wetlands and Floodplains Program Land Use Program You…

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There are a number of ways you can support Great Rivers. Watch for issues we might be able to help with.  If we don’t know something is going on, or we don’t have someone willing to be the plaintiff in…

Press Releases

Garrett Broshuis Joins Great Rivers’ Board of Directors

We are pleased to welcome a new member to our Board of Directors! Garrett R. Broshuis is an attorney at Korein Tillery in St. Louis. He received his J.D. from Saint Louis University, where he graduated valedictorian and served as…

Great Rivers Urges the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to Take a Harder Look at the Environmental Effects of Spire’s STL Pipeline

Great Rivers is taking action to ensure that climate change is considered in decisions to approve pipelines. On behalf of Juli Viel, a resident of St. Louis County, Great Rivers filed Comments on the Environmental Assessment in the federal approval process for Spire’s proposed natural gas pipeline slated to be built through a poor minority community of St. Louis County, and to cross the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers in the St. Louis area.

Missouri Proposes Ban on Commercial Trapping of Wild Turtles

In response to a petition filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and Great Rivers Environmental Law Center, the Missouri Department of Conservation yesterday proposed a ban on commercial collection of the state’s wild freshwater turtles — following a national trend of ending unsustainable turtle harvesting.

Great visit to Springfield, MO

On Wednesday, October 11th, Sarah spoke to the Springfield Democratic Alliance about the importance of environmental law and citizen activism under an anti-environment political administration.

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Great Rivers Celebrates 15 Years

On August 1st, 2017, we at Great Rivers invited our Friends to join us at lunchtime or after work to celebrate our 15th birthday.

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