A group of citizens has been working hard to preserve the air and water quality near their homes since 2018. Now they’re getting a voice in Court.
“Discharges from MotoMart have consistently violated and continue to violate the Clean Water Act and present a direct and substantial threat to the water quality of the Meramec River, especially in light of Meramec River’s status as an impaired water.”
Great Rivers Environmental Law Center sent a formal Complaint to the City of St. Louis on behalf of residents of the Hyde Park neighborhood in North St. Louis.
The Missouri Public Service Commission approved construction of the Grain Belt Express Clean Line, which Great Rivers Environmental Law Center has supported from the start.
On March 12, 2019, the Franklin County Commission voted to approve a Planning and Zoning Commission recommendation allowing a concrete plant to be built near residences. The citizens who live nearby will go to court to fight this decision.
For the third time, Great Rivers Environmental Law Center is representing citizens in Franklin County who are fighting to prevent a concrete plant on land near residences and Shaw Nature Reserve.
Great Rivers Environmental Law Center filed suit in the St. Charles County Circuit Court on behalf of Weldon Woods, Inc., and a citizen of Weldon Spring, asking the Court to void the rezoning allowing a huge subdivision to be built on wooded bluffs overlooking the Missouri River.
The Missouri Supreme Court ruled in favor of a new wind transmission line, the Clean Line Grain Belt Express. This project will bring clean, renewable, and affordable wind energy from Kansas to the Eastern energy grid. The line’s proposed path will pass through northern Missouri, and will provide some of this energy to local utilities, as well.
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