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Sen. Blunt’s Wildlife Act is a Win for the Environment and for Smart Governance

Passage of the bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act would lead to major improvements in domestic conservation and demonstrate Congress’s commitment to environmental protection.

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Great Rivers Submits Comments to EPA on Lead and Copper Rule Revision

Madeline Middlebrooks, our Equal Justice Works Fellow, has been working on lead contamination issues present in St. Louis area schools.

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Great Rivers Engages MDNR to Improve Missouri’s Air Quality

The cumulative effects of exposure to multiple sources of air pollution – especially in the young and the elderly – increases one’s risk of developing asthma and other respiratory illnesses, cancer, and heart disease.

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Local Podcast Highlights Community Reaction to Great Rivers’ EPA Complaint

The podcast, which features Great Rivers attorneys and community organizers, explores the impact of polluters and what the EPA’s findings mean for the future of all Missourians.

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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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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’ President Bruce Morrison Named to Best Lawyers in America 2020

Bruce Morrison

Mr. Morrison has devoted his work to the protection of the environment and public health since 2002.

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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 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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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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#GiveSTLDay Event a Lot of Fun!

May 1st, 2019 is #GiveSTLDay – the most generous day of the year in St. Louis, Missouri! Great Rivers joined other nonprofits at the St. Louis Community Foundation.

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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 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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Great Rivers Files Comments to Protect Clean Water

Great Rivers files comments about a proposal that would remove protections for at least half the remaining wetlands in the United States.

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Great Rivers Environmental Law Center Serves Notice of Intent to Sue to Protect Meramec River from Oil, Grease and Chlorine Pollution

“Discharges from MotoMart have consistently violated and continue to violate the Clean Water Act and present a direct and substantial threat to the water quality of the Meramec River, especially in light of Meramec River’s status as an impaired water.”

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jim Wilson

Jim assisted in founding Great Rivers and served as Chairman of the Board for its initial nine years.

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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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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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