Great Rivers Environmental Law Center

Monthly Archives: April 2019


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.

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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…

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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.

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Great Rivers Files Comments to Protect Clean Water

Great Rivers files comments about a proposal that would remove protections for at least half the remaining wetlands in the United States.

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Great Rivers Environmental Law Center Serves Notice of Intent to Sue to Protect Meramec River from Oil, Grease and Chlorine Pollution

“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.”

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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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