Great Rivers Environmental Law Center

Category: Climate and Energy Program


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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VICTORY! 1,000 New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Coming Soon to Missouri

Electric Vehicle Charging

The program’s approval is a positive step toward much-needed improvement of air quality in the region and reducing our production of climate-change causing emissions.

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Great Rivers Works to Help Fight Fracking in Illinois; Court Orders Records to be Made Public

Fracking is harmful to air and water quality. Great Rivers’ intern helped fight fracking in Illinois.

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Great Rivers Urges Ameren to Prioritize Citizens’ Health and Remove Coal Ash instead of Capping It

Great Rivers Urges Ameren to Prioritize Human Health

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Missouri Public Service Commission Approves Wind Transmission Line After Long Battle

The Missouri Public Service Commission approved construction of the Grain Belt Express Clean Line, which Great Rivers Environmental Law Center has supported from the start.

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Victory for the Climate in the Missouri Supreme Court

The Missouri Supreme Court ruled in favor of a new wind transmission line, the Clean Line Grain Belt Express. This project will bring clean, renewable, and affordable wind energy from Kansas to the Eastern energy grid. The line’s proposed path will pass through northern Missouri, and will provide some of this energy to local utilities, as well.

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NAACP and Ameren Missouri to Work Toward Providing Affordable, Renewable Energy to Low Income and Minority Communities

Ameren Missouri and the NAACP work together to provide affordable, renewable energy to persons who reside in low income and minority communities.

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Chocolate Threatened by Climate Change!

Did you know that climate change threatens chocolate?

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Climate and Energy Director Henry Robertson Goes to the Missouri Supreme Court for Renewable Energy

The case for renewable energy is heard today in the Missouri Supreme Court.

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Great Rivers Urges the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to Take a Harder Look at the Environmental Effects of Spire’s STL Pipeline

Great Rivers is taking action to ensure that climate change is considered in decisions to approve pipelines. On behalf of Juli Viel, a resident of St. Louis County, Great Rivers filed Comments on the Environmental Assessment in the federal approval process for Spire’s proposed natural gas pipeline slated to be built through a poor minority community of St. Louis County, and to cross the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers in the St. Louis area.

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