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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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Great Rivers Files Objections to Reckless Timber Harvest of Shawnee National Forest

As CO2 levels climb daily to new record levels, the last thing we need to do is to clear cut our forests.

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Great Rivers Represents NRDC, Advocates in favor of Energy Efficiency Programs

Environmental Lawyer Henry Robertson

The program is expected to yield approximately $234 million in customer savings.

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Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed announces release of 100% Clean Energy Plan for St. Louis

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center

Great Rivers’ Attorney and Climate and Energy Director Henry Robertson and other Committee Members will share the findings of the City’s 100% Clean Energy Plan.

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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 Proudly Welcomes Sarah Rubenstein

Sarah brings a wealth of legal experience and a heart for protecting future generations.

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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 Will Proudly Present the 2019 Lewis C. Green Environmental Service Award to Kathleen Henry

Ms. Henry’s nomination was chosen by unanimous consensus of the Board of Directors.

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Great Rivers Environmental Law Center President Announces 2019 Transition; Longtime General Counsel to Take the Helm

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center President Announces 2019 Resignation; Longtime General Counsel to Take the Helm

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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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Supreme Court Declines to Adopt Great Rivers’ Argument Urging Court to Follow Statute Allowing Citizens Right to Sue over Unconstitutional Laws

Missouri Supreme Court declined to adopt Great Rivers argument of new standing doctrine

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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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