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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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Supreme Court to Decide Whether Clean Water Act Applies to Discharges of Pollutants to Groundwater

What is the US Supreme Court case on groundwater pollution all about? Great Rivers staff attorney Bob Menees explains.

Great Rivers Files Opening Brief in the Missouri Supreme Court to Protect Missouri’s Water Quality

Missouri’s waterways need a voice, and we are here to serve as that voice!

Nominate an Environmental Champion Today for a Lewis C. Green Award

We invite you to nominate an environmental champion for a Lewis C. Green Environmental Service Award!

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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Volunteer Spotlight: Kay Drey

Kay has served on the Board of Directors at Great Rivers Environmental Law Center since 2003. She is a passionate supporter of the environment as well as civil rights, and has been an important leader of Great Rivers from the very start.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rachel Harris

Rachel has served on Great Rivers’ Young Professionals Board since June 2017.

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