Great Rivers Environmental Law Center

Category: Press Releases


Settlement Reached: A Big Victory for the Big River

The settlement puts an end to unlawful discharge of harmful waste and allocates funds to help clean up the river.

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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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Conservation Groups Challenge Army Corps’ Mississippi River Plan

Corps’ Plan Increases Flood Risks and Damages Habitat; Analysis of Impacts Insufficient

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Missouri’s Endangered Species

By Grace Brinkmann Endangered Species Day is May 15th and gives us a great opportunity to learn about endangered species and how we can protect them. The United States is home to thousands of different plants and animals with whom…

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Great Rivers Files Comments Challenging Legality of Cuts to NEPA

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center works to enforce environmental laws.

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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Missouri Wetlands: Our Unsung Resource

Wetlands in Missouri are one of our state’s highly beneficial and yet often unappreciated natural resources.

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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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Success! Subsidized Development of 2,409 acres Abutting Wetlands and Creve Coeur Park CANCELLED

When environmental concerns about the development seemed to fall on deaf ears, Great Rivers attorneys Bob Menees and Sarah Rubenstein raised important issues about the legality of the proposed plan.

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Great Rivers Represents NRDC, Advocates in favor of Energy Efficiency Programs

Environmental Lawyer Henry Robertson

The program is expected to yield approximately $234 million in customer savings.

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