Great Rivers Environmental Law Center

Category: Press Releases


Great Rivers Environmental Law Center President Announces 2019 Transition; Longtime General Counsel to Take the Helm

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center President Announces 2019 Resignation; Longtime General Counsel to Take the Helm

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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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Great Rivers Welcomes Back Linden Mueller!

Linden Mueller

Great Rivers Development Director Linden Mueller

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Great Rivers Environmental Law Center Appeals Trial Court Ruling to Missouri Supreme Court Over Legislature’s Unconstitutionally Passing Law Hostile to State Parks

Great Rivers files notice of appeal to Missouri Supreme Court over S.B. 35

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Supreme Court Declines to Adopt Great Rivers’ Argument Urging Court to Follow Statute Allowing Citizens Right to Sue over Unconstitutional Laws

Missouri Supreme Court declined to adopt Great Rivers argument of new standing doctrine

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Developer Drops Fight for Silica Sand Mine!

Fight over silica sand mine is over for now.

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Citizens in Jefferson County Get a Voice in Court

A group of citizens has been working hard to preserve the air and water quality near their homes since 2018. Now they’re getting a voice in Court.

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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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