Great Rivers Environmental Law Center

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Great Rivers Doubles Down in Fight Against Maryland Heights Floodplain Development

The proposed construction site sits adjacent to Creve Coeur Lake Park, abutting wetlands considered by the National Audubon Society to be an “urban oasis” for many migrating waders, waterfowl, and shorebirds, and the bird watchers who come to see them.

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Great Rivers Environmental Law Center Selected to Best Law Firms in America 2021

Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most highly respected peer review guide to excellence in the legal profession, has named Great Rivers Environmental Law Center to its 2021 edition of The Best Law Firms in America in the practice area of Environmental Litigation.

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Great Rivers Joins Petition Opposing Weakening of Endangered Species Act Guidelines

A monarch butterfly lands on Echinacea

The proposed changes would allow the U.S. Fish and Wildlife to more easily exclude from protection vital habitat endangered species depend on.

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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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Great Rivers Environmental Law Center sees Victory in Water Pollution Case

It’s a good day for river recreationists and wildlife alike.

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Great Rivers Files Comments Challenging Legality of Cuts to NEPA

The changes would threaten local natural resources and exacerbate climate instability.

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Great Rivers Files Objections to Reckless Timber Harvest of Shawnee National Forest

As CO2 levels climb daily to new record levels, the last thing we need to do is to clear cut our forests.

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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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