Great Rivers Environmental Law Center

Category: Water Quality Program

Group Appeals Unconstitutional Passage of Law Giving Industry Control of Clean Water Commission

On behalf of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) and Carolyn Johnson, a resident of Stoddard County, Great Rivers Environmental Law Center filed suit in Cole County Circuit Court against the State of Missouri over its passage of House Bill 1713 in 2016 (HB 1713), which upset the balance between the public interest and regulated interests at the Clean Water Commission.

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A note from a client on Giving Tuesday

One of the clients you enabled us to serve this year wants to share how generosity from donors like you impacted him this year.

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Great Rivers Files EPA Comments on West Lake Landfill on Behalf of NAACP

Great Rivers and NAACP advocate for the maximum removal of radioactive waste possible.

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Great Rivers testimony leads to better testing to protect citizens from radioactive waste

On February 28, 2018, the Missouri DNR issued a new permit requiring radioactive testing of outfall from Bridgeton landfill.

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Preserving the Missouri Clean Water Law

On Monday, February 28th, 2018, Great Rivers staff attorney Bob Menees testified in front of the Missouri House of Representatives Rules- Administrative Oversight Committee against HB 1973. The bill would significantly weaken the Missouri Clean Water Law by limiting the…

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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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