Factory Farm Biogas is Not Safe, Clean, or Affordable

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations have been threatening the health, environment, and local economies of Missouri for decades and now the agriculture industry is seeking bolster CAFOs’ presence in US agriculture even more with the promotion of Factory Farm Biogas. We’ve seen factory farm biogas operations propped up in Missouri- specifically thanks to a St. Louis-based…

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A Big Win for Missouri

By Jim Karpowicz When the Department of Natural Resources purchased 4,197 pristine acres along the Eleven Point River, intent on the creation of a spectacular new state park, local special interests developed a curious strategy in opposition. Claiming a state park would somehow negate the existing Wild & Scenic easement along the river, nearby landowners…

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A Big Win for Missouri

2022 Fall Alert Newsletter

The Alert Newsletter is published by the Missouri Coalition for the Environment twice per year in April and October. Members of MCE receive a mailed version of the newsletter prior to the digital version being uploaded on the website.

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Known & Grown Updates

By Rae Miller & Chris Wimmer This summer Known and Grown has used BRIC (Building Resilient and Inclusive Communities) Grant funds to mentor and assist A Red Circle and Be Well Cafe in their mission to build a more equitable and inclusive food system in North St. Louis City and County. At A Red Circle…

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Known & Grown Updates

Radioactive Lead PB 210 Found in Jana Elementary School Building Near Coldwater Creek

Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) stands in solidarity with Jana Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and what their independent testing has discovered inside of Jana Elementary School. MCE will help support their needs and push for an immediate and permanent solution to the radioactive contamination found at Jana Elementary School. The health implications are far…

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Radioactive Lead PB 210 Found in Jana Elementary School Building Near Coldwater Creek

Senate Passes the Inflation Reduction Act: Major Climate Wins

Written by Josh Jay, Summer Policy Intern President Biden signed The Inflation Reduction Act into law on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, and there is much to be thankful for in the MCE community! After weeks of negotiations, the Senate passed the bill through the reconciliation process, reducing the number of votes needed from 60 to…

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Senate Passes the Inflation Reduction Act: Major Climate Wins