Great Rivers Environmental Law Center

Category: Wetlands and Floodplains Program


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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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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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 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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Victory for Save Sugar Creek in Kirkwood City Council – Rezoning that could increase flood risk has been denied.

Last week, Save Sugar Creek and Great Rivers Environmental Law Center won a great victory. The Kirkwood City Council voted unanimously against a rezoning request that they’d been fighting because it would lead to increased flooding of Sugar Creek, an impaired water body.

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Local Activists Work to Restore the Osage River Downstream of Bagnell Dam.

Norm Prenger and his neighbors have been working hard to restore the lower Osage River in Missouri.

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