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Great Rivers Files Comments Challenging Legality of Cuts to NEPA

The changes would threaten local natural resources and exacerbate climate instability.

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Change Starts With You

Eva Kappas

Climate action can’t wait.

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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 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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Sunshine and Wine: a Fun Event in Southern Illinois

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center partnered with StraightUp Solar to host “Sunshine and Wine” on March 23, 2019 at Alto Vineyards near Carbondale, Illinois.

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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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Great Rivers Calls for Increased Environmental Protection in Congress’ Water Resource Development Acts

Great Rivers urged the Army Corps to ensure that federal investments in the nation’s water resources protect and restore the environment, as well as increase the resiliency of people and wildlife to climate change.

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5 Reasons Why I Love Clean Energy

All of us can show some love for the environment, and specifically renewable energy sources, and not just on Valentine’s Day.

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From the Kitchen of our Young Professionals Board: Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

From the kitchen of one of our young professionals, a eco-friendly vegan stroganoff!

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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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Join Great Rivers at the Chocolate Factory!

For the love of chocolate, don’t miss our upcoming party!   Great Rivers at the Chocolate Factory Sunday, May 6th, 2018 4:30 pm – 7:00pm at the Caramel Room at Bissinger’s We will have a fun evening overlooking the Mississippi…

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Why I Proudly Joined the Board of Great Rivers Environmental Law Center

this guest blog post was written by Garrett Broshuis My grandfather and grandmother raised their ten kids in the forested hills of Bollinger County. You had to drive five miles down two rocky country roads to visit them, and in…

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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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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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