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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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Water Quality Program Sees Victory! Great Rivers Confronts a Chronic Polluter of the Meramec River

The unlawful discharges had been made continuously for the past five years.

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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 Demands St. Louis City Clean Up Polluting Business in Hyde Park

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center sent a formal Complaint to the City of St. Louis on behalf of residents of the Hyde Park neighborhood in North St. Louis.

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Supreme Court to Decide Whether Clean Water Act Applies to Discharges of Pollutants to Groundwater

What is the US Supreme Court case on groundwater pollution all about? Great Rivers staff attorney Bob Menees explains.

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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 Urges DNR to Protect Human Health in Sewage Treatment Plant in North St. Louis

Great Rivers Urges DNR to Protect Human Health in Air Pollution Permit issued to MSD

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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 Rejects Forest Service’s “Forest Health Initiative”

Great Rivers opposes Forest Service’s plan to open 45,000 acres of Mark Twain National Forest to logging

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