Great Rivers Environmental Law Center

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Attorney Spotlight – Sarah Rubenstein

Great Rivers Attorney Sarah Rubenstein reflects on what inspires her work, what she hopes to accomplish, and what cases have been the most difficult – and rewarding.

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Retiring but not Slowing Down

After more than 15 years working at Great Rivers to bring renewable energy to Missouri, Henry Robertson has decided to continue that work in a different capacity – as a volunteer.

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Meet our 2021 Interns

Serving from California to New York to right here in St. Louis, meet this year’s wonderful group of interns.

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Local Podcast Highlights Community Reaction to Great Rivers’ EPA Complaint

The podcast, which features Great Rivers attorneys and community organizers, explores the impact of polluters and what the EPA’s findings mean for the future of all Missourians.

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President’s Letter

Great Rivers is coming out of the pandemic as strong as ever.

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A Tribute to Wayne Goode

Great Rivers mourns the passing of a dear friend and tireless advocate for Missouri.

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Great Rivers Expands Capacity to Protect Region’s Most Vulnerable Children

New Staff Attorney Madeline Middlebrooks will fight dangerous lead contamination in local schools’ drinking water.

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Meet our 2020 Interns!

A talented pool of interns joined us this year.

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A Statement from Great Rivers Environmental Law Center President Bruce Morrison

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center mourns George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tory Sanders – and so many others – and condemns their unjust murders. Systemic racism, police brutality and environmental racism are interconnected issues that work concurrently to promote…

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Great Rivers Environmental Law Center proudly welcomes third year law student Madeline Middlebrooks

Madeline Middlebrooks

Madeline will focus her work on local environmental justice and water contamination issues.

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Great Rivers Files Comments Opposing Maryland Heights’ Myopic Plan to Develop Floodplain at Taxpayers’ Expense

The City’s proposal for over $85,000,000 in tax incentives would jeopardize downstream citizens, vulnerable wildlife, and the funding of vital community services.

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Change Starts With You

Eva Kappas

Climate action can’t wait.

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Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed announces release of 100% Clean Energy Plan for St. Louis

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center

Great Rivers’ Attorney and Climate and Energy Director Henry Robertson and other Committee Members will share the findings of the City’s 100% Clean Energy Plan.

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Small Environmental Law Center Receives Recognition as a 2020 “Best Law Firm” for their Services to Protect the Environment and Preserve the Public Health.

The Team Receives no Government Funding and Relies on Donations to Sustain their Work.

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#GiveSTLDay Event a Lot of Fun!

May 1st, 2019 is #GiveSTLDay – the most generous day of the year in St. Louis, Missouri! Great Rivers joined other nonprofits at the St. Louis Community Foundation.

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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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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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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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